PARKLAND, FL-  A local nonprofit is stepping up to help the Bahamas recover from the devastation of Hurricane Dorian. The Kassim Legacy Foundation, founded by 15 year old Parkland resident Sinan Kassim, is collecting items for Hurricane Dorian Relief in the Bahamas. 

"After watching the devastation that has been caused by Hurricane Dorian, and how lucky we are to be saved, I feel the importance of helping those facing this tragedy. Kassim Legacy Foundation is in full support of the Bahamian people. This is the time to be an anchor of support for society and humanity," said Kassim.

The foundation is working with the #BahamasStrong Campaign powered by the Smile Trust organization to effectively get items to the Bahamas. Collection locations include: Hurricane Grill & Wings, Kumon Learning Center, Carmela Coffee in Parkland and Pompano Beach, Planet Fitness, Monster Mini Golf and Dunkin' Donuts in Tamarac. 

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Items needed:

Water  - Canned Goods  - Can Openers  - Mosquito Spray  - Sunscreen  - Diapers  - Baby Formula - First Aid Items  - Flashlights  - Batteries  - Small Generators

For more information please contact Sinan Kassim at sinankassim@gmail.com