September 18, 2017

Blog: PAMM Collecting Items For Those Affected by Hurricane Irma

Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) is teaming up with Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade and Feeding South Florida to collect much needed supplies for those affected by Hurricane Irma. Bring in items to PAMM through September 26, 2017 and receive free admission during regular museum hours.

Items needed by Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade:

  • Water
  • Baby products
  • Hygiene products
  • Non-perishable food, easily opened
  • Clothes and shoes for children and teenagers
  • Bug spray

Items needed by Feeding South Florida:

  • Peanut butter
  • Cereal (hot & cold)
  • Pasta
  • Rice Beans
  • Canned vegetables
  • Canned meals
  • Canned soups
  • Canned tuna & meat
  • Fruit cups

About Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade

Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade has been serving youth in the community since 1940. What once was a single building and site for boys has grown to five Clubs serving thousands of boys and girls year round, providing programs in the areas of character and leadership development, educational enhancement, career preparation, health and life skills, cultural arts and sports, fitness and recreation. Club staffing, initiatives, and programs are designed to inspire and enable young people and provide them with the resources to succeed and share in the American Dream. 

About Feeding South Florida
Feeding South Florida is the sole Feeding America food bank serving Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade, and Monroe Counties. We are the largest and most efficient food bank in each of the counties we serve. More than 98% of all donations are put back into the community. For every $1 donated to us, we can provide 6 meals. Through direct-service programs and a network of nonprofit partner agencies, including soup kitchens, food pantries, homeless shelters, and day cares, Feeding South Florida rescues 44 million pounds of food per year, as well as leads hunger and poverty advocacy efforts and provides innovative programming and education.