Hurricane Dorian Update 10
September 4, 2019 (2:30 PM)

Our friends & neighbors in the Bahamas have faced catastrophic damage from Hurricane Dorian and are in desperate need of our help.

Many of you have asked me for information on local hurricane relief efforts. Below you will find details on several collection drives where we can donate much needed supplies.

The City of West Palm Beach will resume normal operations tomorrow (Thursday, September 5).

Christina Lambert
City Commission President
West Palm Beach District 5 (Southend)


Sanitation Services Have Resumed

The City of West Palm Beach resumed residential and commercial pickup at 5:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 4, 2019. Recycling resumed this morning as well. Yard waste and bulk pickup will resume on Thursday, September 5, 2019. Special pickups will resume on Friday, September 6, 2019.

WPB to Resume Normal Operations on Thursday, September 5, 2019

Mayor Keith A. James has signed a termination of the declaration of the State of Local Emergency effective midnight tonight. The City of West Palm Beach will resume normal operations on Thursday, September 5, 2019.

City of West Palm Beach Closures

Closed Today, September 4:

  • City Hall – Closed
  • Mandel Public Library – Closed
  • Vickers House of WPB – Closed
  • WPB Parks & Rec. Facilities – Closed

City Parking Garages Reopen After Hurricane

All City of West Palm Beach garages are back open. Individuals who parked in the garage for protection should remove their vehicles to avoid being charged.


West Palm Beach Police

The West Palm Beach Police Department has several officers who have volunteered to deliver Hurricane Relief to the Bahamas. WPBPD will collect the items listed below from anyone wishing to donate them. Donations will be accepted between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on TODAY September 4th, 2019, at the West Palm Beach Police Department, 600 Banyan Blvd., West Palm Beach, Florida 33401. *Although it is appreciated, they are unable to accept clothing.

Only the following new items will be accepted:

  1. Water
  2. Water Filtration Devices
  3. Canned goods
  4. Meals Ready to Eat (MRE’s)
  5. Hygiene Kits
  6. First Aid Kits
  7. Wet Wipes
  8. Large Plastic Trash Bags
  9. Mosquito repellent
  10. Non-perishable dry goods
  11. Towels
  12. Gloves
  13. Blankets
  14. Chain Saws
  15. Generators
  16. Portable Stoves
  17. Butane Canisters
  18. Air Mattresses
  19. Diapers
  20. Baby wipes
  21. Baby juice
  22. Baby food
  23. Baby formula
  24. Cereal
  25. Lysol
  26. Disinfectant
  27. Flashlights

Eagles’ Wings Foundation

Working with the West Palm mayor’s office, the city’s Downtown Development Authority, area restaurant groups and other locals, Lewis’ Eagles’ Wings Foundation has kicked off an extensive disaster relief mission that includes gathering supply and monetary donations and running rescue/recovery flights powered by a fleet of civilian aircraft. For more information, please visit


CIDRA Church

865 S Congress Ave., West Palm Beach, FL 33406

  • Thursday, September 5 – Friday, September 6 | 5 – 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 7 | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, September 8 | Morning only
  • To volunteer, contact

Hubbard Radio

701 Northpoint Pwy., West Palm Beach, FL 33407

  • Wednesday, September 4 – Thursday, September 5 | 6 a.m. –  6 p.m.

Michael Rybovich and Sons Custom Boat Works

2175 Idlewild Road, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 33410

  • Wednesday, September 4 | 8 a.m. – 4:40 p.m.

Palm Beach Outlets

1751 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd., West Palm Beach

  • Wednesday, September 4 | 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

South Florida Science Center and Aquarium

4801 Dreher Trail N, West Palm Beach, FL 33405

  • Wednesday, September 4 | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.