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More Haiti Relief
The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod is collecting supplies to send to Haiti.
Two 40-foot shipping containers will be loaded with donated supplies and shipped to the capital of Haiti, Port-au-Prince, as soon as arrangements can be finalized.
Requested items include bottled water, canned food with pop tops, peanut butter, dry rice and beans, bedding, shovels and tools, buckets, antibacterial ointment, bandages, washcloths, soap, deodorant, toothbrushes, toothpaste, first-aid ointment, and clean, used clothing in good condition.
The items can be sent to:
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church
7601 SW 39th St.
Davie, FL 33328
St. Paul Lutheran Church
801 West Palmetto Park Rd.
Boca Raton, FL 33486
To help LCMS with relief work, you can donate: online; by phone, 888-930-4438; or by mailing checks marked "Haiti Earthquake Relief" to LCMS World Relief and Human Care, P.O. Box 66861, St. Louis, MO 63166-6861.