Crunch Fitness hosts drop-off sites for hurricane relief donations for Puerto Rico

TAMPA BAY, Fla. - Puerto Rico is still suffering after Hurricane Maria ripped through the island nation weeks ago.
The images of the people of Puerto Rico suffering have moved so many to help in any way that they can. 

Jaci Petrock, who works for Crunch Fitness, is one of those people. "It's about being a community and coming together and doing what is absolutely awesome for the good of all people," said Petrock.

Petrock started using the 10 Crunch locations in Tampa Bay to collect the items needed down in Puerto Rico. A plane is scheduled to leave Wednesday, September 27 full of supplies.

They say their greatest needs are:

  • Non-perishable food (dry goods; can goods; beef jerky; nuts; crackers; granola bars etc)
  • Baby Food (formula, wafers, food pouches, etc)
  • Pet Food & Treats (ideally portioned out in gallon sized Ziplock bags for easy distribution... bows would be great too)
  • Self-Care Items (toothpaste, toothbrushes, mouthwash, deodorant, shampoo, lotion, razors, feminine products, antibacterial hand wipes etc)
  • Baby Items (diapers, wipes, bottles, powder, etc)
  • Small Generators including The 2 Cycle Oil
  • Batteries, Battery Operated Fans and Flashlights
  • Tarps
  • Manual Can Openers
  • Paper/Plastic Plates, Plastic Utensils, Ziplock Bags, Paper Towel, Napkins, Toilet Paper, QTips, etc
  • First Aid Kits, Allergy Medication, Aspirin, Ibuprofen, Acetaminophen, Bandages, Off Mosquito Repellant, etc
  • Household Cleaning Chemicals, Sponges, Rags, etc.

* water is NOT a high necessity item 
* clothing is NOT a high necessity item
* they will not turn away any donations

DROP-OFF LOCATIONS

PASCO COUNTY LOCATION

  • Kaiya Designs Studio
    21236 Coakley Lane
    Land O Lakes, Florida 34638

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY LOCATIONS

  • Crunch Fitness Bloomingdale 
    ‪3236 Lithia Pinecrest Rd
    Valrico, FL 33596
  • Crunch Fitness Carrollwood 
    15798 N Dale Mabry Hwy
    Tampa, FL 33618
  • Crunch Fitness Channelside
    ‪1120 E Kennedy Blvd Suite 129
    Tampa, FL 33602
  • Crunch Fitness Hillsborough
    4340 W Hillsborough Ave
    Tampa, FL 33614
  • Crunch Fitness South Tampa
    4055 S Dale Mabry Hwy
    Tampa, FL 33611
  • Crunch Fitness Tampa Palms
    15313 Amberly Dr
    Tampa, FL 33647

MANATEE / SARASOTA COUNTIES

  • Crunch Fitness Sarasota
    8440 Lockwood Ridge Rd
    Sarasota, FL 34243
  • Crunch Fitness Bee Ridge 
    ‪3762 Bee Ridge Rd
    Sarasota, FL 34233
  • Crunch Fitness Bradenton 
    ‪4836 14th St W
    Bradenton, FL 34207

    

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