Ways to do­nate to hur­ri­cane vic­tims

Sun Sentinel Broward Edition - Showtime - Broward - - INDEX - By Talia J. Me­d­ina

With power out­ages and wa­ter short­ages due to Hur­ri­cane Irma, now is the time for South Florida to band to­gether and help one an­other. Here are a few fun ways to do so.

Party With A Pur­pose with Chef Lenore NolanRyan, at Lenore NolanRyan Cater­ing & Cook­ing School in the Galt Ocean Plaza, 3311 N. Ocean Blvd., Fort Laud­erdale; 954- 491-2340, LenoreNolanRyan.com. 5 to 9 p.m. to­day.

Lo­cal chef Lenore NolanRyan hosts a free party to ben­e­fit The Pantry of Broward, a food pantry that serves se­niors that lost three months of sup­plies dur­ing Hur­ri­cane Irma. Free tapas and small bites will be served but guests are asked to pay for all drinks. 100 per­cent of drink sales will go di­rectly to The Pantry. Guests can also pur­chase raf­fle tick­ets for prizes such as cook­ing classes with Lenore or gift cer­tifi­cates to restau­rants, hair sa­lons and mas­sage ther­a­pists. There will also be a box for canned goods or mon­e­tary do­na­tions.

Naples Day Trip. Meet on St. Thomas Univer­sity cam­pus at the Fernandez Fam­ily Cen­ter, 16401 NW 37th Ave., Mi­ami. From 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Satur­day.

The Mi­ami Dol­phins and Sa­mar­i­tan’s Purse have or­ga­nized a day trip to the Gulf Coast of Florida to pro­vide help in Naples. A bus will drive over with vol­un­teers who will spend the day re­build­ing homes and clean­ing the city. Vol­un­teers must be 14 years or older. Please wear closed-toed shoes and bring snacks. For more in­for­ma­tion, call the Dol­phins at 305-943-7900. Reg­is­ter online or email vol­un­teers@dol­phins.com.

Beni­hana, mul­ti­ple lo­ca­tions through­out Florida in­clud­ing Boca Ra­ton, Fort Laud­erdale and Co­ral Gables; Beni­hana.com. From Satur­day through Mon­day.

Ten Beni­hana restau­rants in Florida (all but Key West) along with one Sa­mu­rai and t wo RA Sushi restau­rants will do­nate 10 per­cent of rev­enue to Vol­un­teer Florida, the state’s lead agency for dis­as­ter relief.

Art Walk, Boyn­ton Beach Art District, 410 W. In­dus­trial Ave., Boyn­ton Beach. From 6 to 10 p.m. Satur­day.

A sup­ply drive co­in­cides with the Art Walk. Vol­un­teers will col­lect sup­plies to do­nate to the Keys as art lovers stroll through open stu­dios while lis­ten­ing to live mu­sic. To vol­un­teer, email Rolan­doBar­rero@mac.com.

Mi­ami To The Res­cue, at Black­bird Or­di­nary, 729 SW First Ave., Mi­ami. From 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. Sun­day

Head to Black­bird Or­di­nary for a Sun­day fun­day that will pro­vide aide to the Keys and Cuba. The fundraiser will have per­for­mances by Lo­cos Por Juana and Sue­nalo as well as raf­fles and a silent auc­tion. Other ac­tiv­i­ties in­clude a puppy kiss­ing booth, dunk tank and cot­ton candy ma­chine. The $40 en­try in­cludes drinks and food. Pur­chase tick­ets in ad­vance on Eventbrite.

Tap 42, in Boca Ra­ton, Fort Laud­erdale, Mid­town Mi­ami and Co­ral Gables; Tap42. com. Through Sun­day.

Head to any Tap 42 lo­ca­tion and or­der the Adios Irma cock­tail. The $10 drink is served in a gob­let and made with gin, basil, syrup and M.I.A. Beer Com­pany’s Cu­cum­ber and Lemon Lime HRD WTR, a gluten­free, 5 per­cent al­co­hol-byvol­ume hard sparkling wa­ter

Tap 42 and M.I.A Beer Com­pany have part­nered with Feed­ing South Florida and will do­nate 100 per­cent of pro­ceeds from the Adios Irma to hur­ri­cane relief ef­forts.

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