In the days ahead, the residents of Haiti will be trying to recover from the impacts of Hurricane Matthew. It is expected that food, water and medical supplies will be in short demand.
Haitian officials said more than 28,000 houses have been damaged so far but assessments are only in the initial stages. It is reported that the storm killed at least 113 people by fallen trees, flying debris and swollen rivers.
“All phone lines and electricity are down. Access is completely cut off, and everyone is running out of food and money. Everyone is very shaken up,” said Tim Callaghan, Team leader for the US Agency for International Development in Haiti.
Because of this, Toothbrushes for Toddlers has been made aware that several orphanages are in dire need of supplies, including dental items. We are asking for donations of both oral supplies and monetary assistance so that we may begin packaging as soon as possible. Please visit our site for donation information: t4tsmiles.org