Relief for victims of Ecuador earthquake

Posted at 9:30 PM, Apr 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-21 21:30:12-04

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Employees at Flagler Bank are coordinating efforts with the Ecuadorian Consulate in Miami to have a shipping container brought to the West Palm Beach area to collect relief supplies to help victims of the recent earthquake in Ecuador.

A representative of Flagler Bank says supplies can be dropped off to the Flagler Bank located at 1801 Forest Hill Boulevard in West Palm Beach.

Items most needed include:

Bottled water
baby bottles and formula (powdered or liquid) baby clothes and blankets baby food (jarred or canned) baby powder diapers and wipes

Cleaning supplies
dish soap
disinfectant wipes and bleach
heavy-duty trash bags
latex gloves
laundry detergent
mops, brooms and shovels
spray-bottled cleaners
work gloves

Clothing and household items
Sleeping Bags
blankets and pillows
Warm weather clothing for all ages
rain ponchos
work boots and rubberized boots
Food (non-perishable only)
boxed/non-refrigerated milk
canned fruits
canned tuna fish
granola bars and energy bars
instant coffee and tea bags
instant soups
packaged snacks or cookies
peanut butter and jelly

General supplies
batteries — especially D
disposable cameras
face/dust masks
masking tape and marking pens
power strips and extension cords

feminine hygiene products
hand sanitizers
razors and shaving cream
shampoo and conditioner
soaps (bar or liquid)
toothpaste, toothbrushes and mouthwash

Medical supplies
adhesive/non-adhesive bandages, antibacterial ointments, gauze and tape acetaminophen, aspirin and ibuprofen rubbing alcohol and peroxide

Paper/plastic products
can openers (manual only)
disposable dinnerware (cups, plates and plastic utensils) napkins and paper towels tissues toilet paper