CRESTVIEW — Hurricane Michael devastated parts of the Panhandle, and North Okaloosa residents aim to help those dealing with the aftermath of this devastating storm.
Here is a list of places where Crestview residents can donate to our neighbors to the east.
Simply Vapor, 2219 Ferdon Blvd. S, Crestivew, and 144 Mary Esther Blvd., Suite 2, Mary Esther
Simply Vapor District Manager Jimmy Woodley says the company is accepting donation drop offs at both locations. Hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sundays.
"We are also donating 10 percent of all of our sales to the relief effort. We are delivering water and nonperishable food to the Air Force Enlisted Village, and delivering the rest of the supplies directly to Panama City and the surrounding areas in coordination with official relief efforts," Woodley said.
Crestview Police Department, 201 Stillwell Blvd.
The Crestview Police Department is accepting donations of ice coolers for police agencies and first responders in the communities between Panama City and Apalachicola affected by Hurricane Michael.
Donations may be brought to the Crestview Police Department in the Whitehurst Municipal
Building, 201 Stillwell Blvd. at any time, night and day.
Critical Systems manager Kathy Duke, spearheading the drive, said, “With the power out, they have no refrigeration, so coolers will help keep donated ice longer.”
The CPD also welcomes the donation of bottled water, sports drinks, toiletries, diapers and toilet paper. They will load the items into a CPD utility trailer and haul them to the affected communities toward the middle of the week, Deputy Police Chief Jamie Grant said.
Mint Julep Maids Cleaning Service, Crestview, 598-6379
Mint Julep Maids is donating $30 or more of its proceeds from each cleaning job, with the money going to Panama City hurricane survivors. Call the number above to book services, and go to https://bit.ly/2A7AC4H for details.
First Baptist Church of Crestview, 171 W. Hickory Ave., Crestview
FBC Crestview is collecting necessities through next 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19 to go to affected areas.
The Lewis Diamond Gallery, 2670 Ferdon Blvd. S., Suite 103, Crestview
The Lewis Diamond Gallery is also taking donations.
Ruck Up Cup Drive Thru Coffee Stand, 4110 S. Ferdon Blvd., Crestview
Ruck Up Cup Drive Thru Coffee Stand is also accepting donations until 3:30 p.m. Friday Oct. 12. They will be taken to affected areas.
Shades of Blu, 426 W James Lee Blvd., Crestview
Shades of Blu will serve as a collection point for any necessary items like water, canned goods, and any household/cleaning supplies.
"We have flat beds and trucks ready to go," Breana Carlson Uptigrove said in a Facebook live video.
They will be taking the supplies to the Wewahitchka and Mexico Beach area.
Johnny O’Quigleys, 1025 Industrial Drive, Crestview
If you have supplies, Johnny O'Quigleys will be taking anything you can bring to the restaurant.
"Our first run will be Saturday and will continue for as long as needed," the business commented in a Facebook post.
Tyndall Families Alicia Barnett, 506 Boulder St., Crestview
The Air Force Network of Key Spouses is accepting donations for military families at Tyndall Air Force Base that have suffered from the hurricane.
To donate, you can send items to the above address, or go to the following links:
https://www.target.com/gift-registry/giftgiver?registryId=84aa1c6631804dbd900a01b18b500318&lnk=registry_custom_url https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/ls/ref=?ie=UTF8&%2AVersion%2A=1&%2Aentries%2A=0&lid=16W28YO332KNO&ty=wishlist Maxfit Sports Nutrition, 2256 S Ferdon Blvd., Crestview
Jerry Kleinpeter, owner, will be taking donations to Panama City, according to a Facebook post.
Maxfit also has a location in Panama City that was damaged.
Jumping Beans Playzone, 3196 E James Lee Blvd., Crestview
Jumping Beans Playzone will have a donation box set up at their business. Once it fills up, the donations will be taken to Panama City.
Baker Feed and Country Store, 5791 FL-4, Baker
Baker Feed and Country Store has offered to be a drop site for hay, alfalfa cubes and pellets, dog and cat food, and animal first aid supplies. The first trip will head out Saturday morning to Chipley and Marianna. Call 537-1000 for more information.
Whether you are looking to volunteer or donate, you can visit https://www.volunteerflorida.org/ or call 1-800-354-3571.
Children's Advocacy Center, Crestview Police Department, 201 Stillwell Blvd.
The Children's Advocacy Center volunteers are looking to take donations to the Gulf Coast Children's Advocacy Center in Panama City.
Due to possibly being out of power for weeks, they are in need of the following:
paper plates paper towels hand sanitizer water peanut butter any non-perishables plastic utensils toilet paper baby wipes ready-to-eat food bread lighters Ladies of Law Enforcement, Crestview Police Department, 201 Stillwell Blvd.
According to a Facebook post, Ladies of Law Enforcement is working with the Crestview Police Department to take a trailer filled with supplies to the small agencies affected by the hurricane.
They are accepting tax deductible gifts at https://www.ladiesoflawenforcement.org/donate-now and ask that the gift is marked as Hurricane Michael Law Enforcement Relief.
You can also bring non perishable supplies, socks, hygiene products, solar showers, sleeping bags, coolers, and other items to the police department.
Fairfield Inn & Suites
The Crestview Fairfield Inn & Suites at 110 Crosson St. is currently a drop-off spot for supplies going to Panama City area survivors on Friday, Oct. 19. Items most in demand are anything usable without power or running water:
bottled water non-perishable items hand wipes water purifying tablets new clothes diapers The News Bulletin will update this page as more information becomes available.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 682-6524 with information regarding donation sites.