Local efforts under way to help Dominicans

ST. THOMAS - Several Dominica fundraiser efforts are under way to help those recovering from Tropical Storm Erika.

The Dominica Disaster Relief Committee was born Friday night, and it will begin taking donations starting today at 2:30 p.m. at Dominica Cargo, which is behind O'Henry Dry Cleaners in Tutu.

Every day for the next week donations are welcome at that location in the afternoons.

"We are looking for dry goods, baby supplies, medical supplies, building materials and tools," said Loreen Bannis Roberts, the committee's chairwoman. "We also would like hygiene products and even cash."

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