Calendar: Food For the Poor St. Vincent Volcano Relief Efforts

Event Description

PAMM Accepting Donations and Supplies
April 22–May 2, 2021

PAMM Collecting Items For Those Affected by Hurricane Irma
Photo courtesy of PAMM

Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), in collaboration with Food For The Poor, will be collecting urgently needed supplies for those affected by the St. Vincent volcano La Soufrière. PAMM will offer up to two free passes for admission in exchange for donations received April 22–May 2, 2021, during regular museum hours.

Items that will be accepted include: personal hygiene products such as toothpaste, deodorant and soap, cleaning supplies such as brooms, mops, buckets and shovels, baby supplies including diapers and wipes, sleeping cots or mats, pressure washers, respirator masks with filters, goggles and reflective vests. Items can be dropped off at PAMM for free admission or at Food For the Poor’s Coconut Creek warehouse, 6401 Lyons Road, from 9am–4pm weekdays. Masks and social distancing are required.

For more information, please go to www.foodforthepoor.org/vincentrelief.

ABOUT FOOD FOR THE POOR
Food For The Poor, one of the largest international relief and development organizations in the nation, does much more than feed millions of the hungry poor primarily in 17 countries of the Caribbean and Latin America. This interdenominational Christian ministry provides emergency relief assistance, clean water, medicine, educational materials, homes, support for orphaned or abandoned children, care for the aged, skills training, and micro-enterprise development assistance. For more information, please visit FoodForThePoor.org.

ABOUT PAMM
Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), led by Director Franklin Sirmans, promotes artistic expression and the exchange of ideas, advancing public knowledge and appreciation of art, architecture, and design, and reflecting the diverse community of its pivotal geographic location at the crossroads of the Americas. The 36-year-old South Florida institution, formerly known as Miami Art Museum (MAM), opened a new building, designed by world-renowned architects Herzog & de Meuron, on December 4, 2013 in Downtown Miami’s Maurice A. Ferré Park. The facility is a state-of-the-art model for sustainable museum design and progressive programming and features 200,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor program space with flexible galleries; shaded outdoor verandas; a waterfront restaurant and bar; a museum shop; and an education center with a library, media lab, and classroom spaces.