Florida Man Purchases Over 100 Generators For People In The Bahamas

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Alec Sprague, a Jacksonville, FL resident, witnessed another anonymous man buying over 100 generators to send to the Bahamas. People in the Bahamas are currently going through the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian. In addition, the storm struck the island as a historic Category 5 storm. Subsequently, there is already a reported 20 dead in the area.

Sprague says that the anonymous man purchased these generators for the Bahamian people, which are around $450 a piece. Most noteworthy, he also purchased food for the people as well.

An anonymous man goes out of his way to help those in need

Was just in Cosco off Collins getting a generator (at $450 each) and this guy right here is purchasing over 100…

Posted by Alec Sprague on Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Sprague documents the heartwarming act of kindness on Facebook. “Was just in Costco off Collins getting a generator (at $450 each) and this guy right here is purchasing over 100 generators and food to send to the Bahamas! All I could do was shake his hand and thank him! There still are good people in the world!” he says.

News outlets learn that all of this was made possible by the “Errol Thurston Bahamas Hurricane Relief Fund.” However, there is also a GoFundMe page called “Hurricane Dorian Relief in the Bahamas” which people can donate to in order to help the Bahamian people restore their lives.

What the Bahamian people really need right now!

bahamas aftermath of dorian
Bahamas aftermath / GoFundMe/Buddy Hield

On the list of basic things that the GoFundMe lists that Bahamians are in need of right now, “generators” is on there! Therefore, here is the full list of supplies the Bahamian people need at this time:

-Baby supplies- Wipes, Pampers, Baby blankets, Baby Desitin, Petroleum Jelly, Baby powder cereal, Custard, Powder milk, Baby socks, Baby bottles
-Thermos
-First aid kits
-Garbage bags
-Gloves
-Canned goods
-Socks
-Blankets
-Sleeping beds
-500-Fold up beds/ roll away beds
-Tents
-Towels/ washcloths
-Laundry detergent- washing powder, bleach, Lysol, Pinesol, joy
-Water
-Depends, feminine pads, tissue, toothpaste, toothbrush, soap, deodorant, Dettol, toothbrush holders, soap dish holders
-1 burner portable stove, Brutane fuel
-Lighters/ Matches/ Candles
-Flashlights/ Batteries
-Alcohol disinfectant
-Sanitizer
-Insect repellant
-20-Ice machines
-Generators

Other Ways You Can Help

Bahamas Hurricane Dorian aftermath
Bahamas Hurricane Dorian aftermath / MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN, AP

This is such a beautiful act of kindness that truly goes such a long way for these people. Remember, there’s plenty of ways to give back during this time including via the GoFundMe. For instance, places like The American Red Cross and the National Association of the Bahamas.

For an exact idea of what the Bahamian people went through, watch the video below. It documents 70% of Freeport, Grand Bahama underwater.

In conclusion, Hurricane Dorian is still rocking the Carolinas as a Category 2 storm as of this moment. Learn more about the rest of the Atlantic Hurricane season (this basically predicts the onset of Dorian)!

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