A Florida man spent $ 45,000 on 100 power generators for Hurricane Dorian survivors who destroyed the Bahamas last week.
The man, who wanted to remain anonymous, also bought around $ 5,000 worth of food and other supplies to send to the Bahamas.
The items include peas, beans, coffee, salt, pepper and other necessities, according to CNN.
A Florida man, (photo), spent $ 45,000 on 100 power generators for Hurricane Dorian survivors who destroyed the Bahamas last week.
Facebook user Alec Sprague was present when he saw last Wednesday how the man bought supplies including generators for the survivors in a Costco store in Jacksonville
Facebook user Alec Sprague was present last Wednesday when he saw how the man bought supplies for the survivors in a Costco store in Jacksonville.
He shared different images of the man and the shop with the caption: & # 39; Was just in Cosco from Collins who got a generator (for $ 450 each) and this guy here buys more than 100 generators and food to go to the Bahama & # 39 ; s send!
& # 39; I could only shake his hand and thank him! There are still good people in the world! & # 39;
Many people responded with goodwill messages for the man and praised his generosity.
The man donated the supplies to an attempt by the wife of a fishing guide from Abaco, destroyed by the storm.
The Errol Thurston Bahamas Hurricane Relief Fund had raised $ 120,581 from Sunday night on its way to its $ 500,000 goal on a GoFundMe page.
Sprague said to CNN: & # 39; I had to go to him and say: & # 39; Thank you for doing this. I'm so happy that someone does this. & # 39;
Category Five Hurricane Dorian hit the Bahamas during Labor Day weekend, leveling large parts of the northern archipelago and decimating the Abaco Islands.
It landed from North Carolina last week before it left for the sea and then hit Nova Scotia like a powerful tropical storm.
Category Five Hurricane Dorian hit the Bahamas during Labor Day weekend, leveling large parts of the northern archipelago and decimating the Abaco Islands
Images were posted of the generators and food that was sent to the Bahamas last week
Bahamians concentrate on the rescue operation and rescue the few heritage pieces that have remained intact as a result of the category 5 storm.
Most of the nearly 400,000 people in the Bahamas live on New Providence, including the capital Nassau.
The Bahama's death toll from the hurricane has risen to at least 50, Health Minister Duane Sands said in a message.
Authorities say they expect to find more bodies as they search through debris in devastated areas of the northern Bahamas.
Carla Ferguson, a 51-year-old resident of Treasure Cay, left a small airport in Nassau late Monday afternoon with her daughter and other family members and looked around as the sun went down.
& # 39; We do not know where we will stay. We do not know. & # 39;
Ferguson and her family had a large duffel bag and three plastic storage boxes, most filled with donated clothing that they received before leaving their small, ruined island.
The Bahama's death toll from the hurricane has risen to at least 50, Health Minister Duane Sands said Monday in a message
The government has estimated that up to 10,000 people from the Abaco Islands alone, including Treasure Cay, need food, water and temporary housing
& # 39; No one deserves to endure this, & # 39; said her daughter, 30-year-old Dimple Lightbourne, wiping her tears.
The government has estimated that up to 10,000 people from the Abaco Islands alone, including Treasure Cay, will need food, water and temporary housing, as officials are considering setting up tent or container cities while they are heading for the devastated northern part of the country. cleaning up debris so that people eventually return.
Back to Abaco is the dream of Betty Edmond, a 43-year-old chef who chose a fries on Monday evening while she and her son and husband in a restaurant in a hotel in Nassau, where her nephew pays for their stay.
They arrived in Nassau on Saturday after a six-hour boat trip from Abaco and are planning to fly to South Florida on Wednesday, thanks to airline tickets bought by friends who offer them a temporary home until they can find a job.
But the goal is to return, Edmond said.
& # 39; Home will always be home. Every day you wish you could go back. You try to keep up your hopes, but … & she added, her voice died away as she shook her head.
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