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A crew of 16 volunteers dove at Coki Beach on Saturday. Their goal – to remove debris from the ocean. Covering a quarter mile, the crew retrieved 601 pounds of rubbish.
The family that runs Empire Service Station and Nigel 123 pitched in to help, donating truckloads of protective gear and cleaning and sanitizing supplies to the island’s hospital.
One week after Hurricane Dorian devastated islands in the Bahamas, volunteers on St. Thomas mobilized what they called a long-term relief drive. Organizers began their work on Friday at a church in Vitraco Mall near Mandela Circle.
The Home Depot Foundation, the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands and local nonprofit My Brother’s Workshop worked together to outfit 1,000 backpacks full of school supplies for students and schools throughout the St. Thomas and St. John districts.