Volcanic Eruption in St. Vincent and the Grenadines

(Find the updated list of donation locations here)

On Friday, April 9, the volcano on St. Vincent and the Grenadines in the Caribbean, La Soufriere, erupted. This eruption is still ongoing and is creating a humanitarian crisis.

We have staff, students, and graduates who are from this island nation in the Caribbean. If you would like to assist in the relief effort, please find the information below that indicates the items needed and where donations can be sent.

Thank you in advance for whatever support you are able to provide.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Risha Toney at risha.toney@humber.ca.

La Soufrière Volcano Relief Effort

KLC Shippers in Toronto has agreed to offer free storage and shipment of relief supplies from Canada to the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO). Thank you very much Ken Chitole for your continued support.

The Office of the Consulate General of SVG in Toronto and the diaspora groups in Canada will discuss further efforts needed in a timely manner.

For persons interested in donating Relief Supplies, please drop them off at:

KLC Shippers
50 Tiffield Road, Scarborough, M1V 5B7
Unit 15

Hours of operation: Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For Amazon or other e-retailer shipments, please ship to the above address with ATTN to NEMO SVG.

Iitems needed:

Folding cots, blankets, tents 10x10 or 20x20 ft, sleeping mats, respirator masks with filters, goggles, reflective vests, caution tape, hygiene kits, food (non-perishable), clothing (new), 5 gallon buckets.

Thank you for you act of kindness.