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Collection Center Location, Dates and Hours

The Air Force Enlisted Village’s Bob Gates Welcome Center located at 92 Sunset Lane, Shalimar, is serving as a drop off point for supplies for victims of Hurricane Michael. The Bob Gates Welcome Center will be open
through Friday, October 19, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. to accept donations of toiletries, bottled water and nonperishable food items.

What We are Collecting

We are currently accepting toiletries, bottle water and nonperishable food items. We will modify the list as needed. Please check our Facebook page for current updates. We are not accepting gift cards or clothing.

Monetary Donations: The Easiest and Fastest Way to Help

Monetary donations are also being accepted. Any amount will help. Click HERE to make a donation to AFEV’s Hurricane Michael Emergency Relief efforts. 

Monetary donations can also be made via PayPal at www.afev.us/paypal

All monetary donations received for Hurricane Michael Emergency Relief are restricted for hurricane relief only and will be used to purchase necessary emergency relief items here in the local area and will be transported to the Tyndall AFB/Panama City area to help active duty airmen and their families, retirees, Air National Guard, Reservists, and civilians who work at Tyndall AFB—the greater Air Force family.

Other Ways to Help

The Air Force Enlisted Village is partnering with the local community and local military installations to collect and deliver items to Tyndall AFB and the surrounding areas devastated by Hurricane Michael. 

Volunteer needs change daily. To volunteer at the center, please contact our volunteer POCs elfantek@gmail.com at Hurlburt Field or joseph.moody@us.af.mil at Eglin AFB.

Air Force Enlisted Village is currently working with a local military spouse who offered her home as a shipping destination after military spouses created gift registries at Target and Amazon to help those in need. Air Force Enlisted Village is picking up over 16 pallets and will deliver them to the Tyndall AFB area. The registries are open and all items can be shipped directly to Air Force Enlisted Village, c/o Hurricane Michael Relief, 92 Sunset Lane, Shalimar, FL 32579

Target Gift Registry

Amazon Wish List

Other Questions

Please check our Facebook page for current updates.

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