• Orlando law firm collects supplies for Hurricane Michael relief

    By: Jason Kelly


    ORLANDO, Fla. - An Orlando law firm held a major relief drive Monday to benefit victims of Hurricane Michael in the Florida Panhandle.

    The GrayRobinson law firm collected supplies from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday and  from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. Monday at its downtown office at 301 E. Pine St.

    Read: Hurricane Michael: How to help

    The following items are needed:
    Gas cans and funnels
    Power strips/surge protectors
    Extension cords
    Tailgate-style tents and chairs
    Portable tables
    Yard tools, including rakes, shovels and saws
    Basic hand tools, including hammers and screwdrivers
    Nails and screws
    Chain saws
    Pre-mixed gas/oil for chainsaws
    Yard gloves
    Utility goggles
    Flashlights and lanterns
    Utility knives
    Bug spray
    Water and water bottles
    Industrial strength garbage bags
    Duct tape
    Camping materials
    Phone chargers and power banks
    First aid kits

    Read: Hurricane Safety: How to make your home stronger against the next storm

    On Sunday, Nick Danaescu dropped off essential items like tarps, flashlights and work gloves. 

    The law firm hopes more people will follow his lead. 

    “I have friends that were impacted in the area. I have family that’s been displaced by the hurricane,” said attorney Chris Dawson. 

    Dawson said he’s impressed so far with the amount of people who have donated. 

    “It makes me proud of our community,” he said. 

    Click here to donate through an Amazon.com registry. Donors are asked to ensure delivery is guaranteed by Sunday night.

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