On April 20, 2010 an offshore drilling rig called Deepwater Horizon exploded and sank off the coast of Louisiana. The resulting oil spill is has threatened various birds and marine mammals and put hundreds of miles of coastline in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida under imminent threat.
One of our produce vendors, Global Organic Specialty Source, Inc., is working with the Save Our Seabirds Foundation, a Sarasota-based bird rescue group working with the Coast Guard to get help to the areas along the Gulf that were first impacted, but they need your help!
Global Organic has offered to pick up and deliver donated items from our staff and customers to help in the relief efforts. Needs are listed below and donations can be dropped off at the Customer Service desk of either Native Sun location. Pick ups will be every Monday and Thursday, until further notice.
URGENT NEEDS INCLUDE
Electrical Extension Cords
Heating Pads (without timed cut off)
Fat Size Permanent Markers
Battery Operated Power Drill
Battery Operated Power Saw
Paint Brushes and Rollers
Long Handled Cleaning Brushes
Nuts and Bolts (outdoor)
1″ and 2″ Medical Tape (white)
Legal Pads (small and large)
Flag Tag (small post-it labels)
Folding Tables and Chairs
Gift Cards (Walmart, Home Depot, Lowes)
Thank you to everyone who has already donated!