As we watch our friends in Southwest Florida and other parts of the state begin recovery from Hurricane Ian, we know each of us who experienced Hurricane Michael have great sympathy for those affected.
On Thursday (Oct. 6), the Chamber is teaming up with iHeart Media and the Bay County Sheriff’s Department to collect supplies to ship to Southwest Florida.
Through Wednesday, several drop-off site will help collect goods to deliver to the Lynn Haven Walmart.
Below, you will find a list of drop-off sites you would like to donate.
Panama City City Hall
8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
501 Harrison Avenue, Panama City (use Grace Ave entrance)
Bay County Tax Collector (4 Locations)
850 11th Street, Panama City
10520 Hutchinson Blvd., Panama City Beach
700 Florida Ave, Lynn Haven
805 S. Tyndall Parkway, Callaway
Full Sail Realty
9 a.m.-5 p.m.
2131 St. Andrews Blvd., Panama City
Coldwell Banker Carroll Realty (2 Locations)
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
10930 Hutchison Blvd., Panama City Beach
2551 Jenks Ave., Panama City
Contact: Ray Kistler, 850.708.2226
Mid-South Lumber (2 Locations)
6:30 a.m.- 5 p.m.
717 W. 11th Street, Panama City
8:00 a.m.- 6 p.m.
12904 Hwy 231, Youngstown
Bay County Chamber of Commerce
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
235 W. 5th Street, Panama City
Suggested items: (no used clothing please)
Tarps, zip ties, bleach, buckets, household cleaner, laundry detergent, dish soap, scouring pads, sponges, towels, trash bags (all sizes), mops, brooms, paper towels.
Face masks, hand sanitizer, gloves, soap, wash cloths and towels, toilet paper, toothbrush, toothpaste, aspirin, bandages/first aid kit, wipes, diapers.
Food items- (non perishable)
Baby formula, canned food, manual can opener, crackers, cereal, nuts, granola bars, dried fruit, bottled water, sports drinks, ice chests, paper napkins and plates, plastic cutlery, pet food.
We want to make you are aware of the information below should you wish your services to be included on the Department of Economic Recovery website as a legitimate business. In addition, below you will find an opportunity to contribute financially and know that you are doing so to a reliable and trusted source.
The Disaster Contractors Network contains a list of licensed contractors that can be searched by contractor name, county, and type. This can be found at, www.DCNonline.org.
The Florida Disaster Fund is the State of Florida’s official private fund established to assist Florida’s communities as they respond to and recover during times of emergency or disaster. Volunteer Florida’s donation page is open for donations at www.volunteerflorida.org.
United Way NWF has also set up a hurricane impact fund for those who wish to donate monetarily. That information can be found HERE.