Sunday by the Shore
Sunday by the Shore is a community gathering and building event to encourage neighbors and visitors an opportunity to reconnect and make new friends.
Created as a community gathering and building event, Sunday by the Shore encourages locals and visitors to spend the day at The LOOP to connect with their neighbors and make new friends. Attendees are invited to bring a picnic blanket and lawn chair or borrow one from The LOOP, to enjoy a rotation of Live Music, Lawn Games, and a Shop & Stroll Marketplace featuring an array of fresh, ready-to-eat food for a picnic in the park experience, plus handmade goods; home furnishings; apothecary items; clothing, accessories, and other locally made items.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9
Special Event to Benefit Hurricane Ian Relief Efforts
Supply Drive: 10am – 3pm
Free Concert on the lawn with Krush Party Band from 12 – 3 pm
Items accepted include the following:
- Purchase a Care Package from OTC4ME.com – Cleaning Products, OTC Medication, First Aid, Personal-Care Items, and More
- Baby & Child Products – Diapers, Food, Personal Care, Toys
- Clothing Drive – New Underwear and Socks, or Gently Used and Clean T-Shirts, Shorts, Leggings, Sleep & Loungewear
- Pet Supplies Drive – Bag or Can Food, Toys, Care Products
- Homegoods – New or Gently Used Towels, Bedding, Comforters, Air Mattress,
- Small Housewares & Emergency Supplies – Plates, Cutlery, Glassware, Flashlights, Batteries
- Disaster Repair – Large Trash Bags, Work Gloves, Hand Tools, Plastic Tubs
Arrangements have been made to transport items to the West Coast of Florida, including Fort Myers Beach, Captiva, Sanibel, and the Marco Island area through a partnership with Fort Lauderdale Ice.
For Drop-off Only: please arrive between 10:30 am – 1:30 pm.
Drive in through the Tram Lane at Las Olas Oceanside Park – located 100 feet north of Las Olas Boulevard on Seabreeze Boulevard
Other Ways to Help
- Feeding South Florida
This Pembroke Park-based hunger relief organization is working to ensure victims of Hurricane Ian have clean water and ready-to-eat meals. To donate, go to FeedingSouthFlorida.org.
- Volunteer Florida
This agency for volunteerism and national service also has a foundation that manages the Florida Disaster Fund. Their website has a clearinghouse of disaster relief efforts looking for volunteers. You may also make donations to the Florida Disaster Fund through the foundation, which as a 501(c)(3) charity, makes your gift tax-deductible. Go to VolunteerFlorida.org
This organization provides blood to more than 250 hospitals throughout Florida and parts of the South. They are encouraging people not affected by the storm to consider donating blood. While all blood types are needed, there is a particular call for O Negative and O Positive donors. To find a Big Red Bus blood drive or a donor center near you, visit OneBlood.org
- Rebuilding Together
This national organization has affiliates in Tampa Bay, Central Florida, and North Central Florida, so they are already on the ground directly helping communities recover. To donate, go to RebuildingTogether.org/hurricane-ian