Effort launched to fly hurricane relief supplies from Tupelo to Bahamas

Local ministries came together to donate supplies to the victims of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas.

Posted: Sep 5, 2019 7:06 PM
Updated: Sep 6, 2019 9:20 AM

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help. in a couple of days one of these planes will be packed up and headed to the bahamas in efforts to save people in distress in the wake of hurricane dorian. "pathways are just opening up." tupelo natives aubi pearman and his wife partnered with churches and ministries in the area to gather supplies to personally fly them down to the bahamas. they are taking water, wipes and cleaning supplies. "the mission is to transport the items that have been donated locally from churches and individuals directly to the bahamas." although he is flying tthere to drop off supplies, pearman says the need to get back to the state quickly is important. "immediately returning with people who need attention and need to come to the states for medical treatment" according to pearman there is a large number of people in need of medical treatment. "there was 80 people there" home front ministries of ponotoc also donated to the relief efforts but instead of supplies... "we brought a check to them so that they can fill in the holes." founder of home front ministries murray galloway tells wtva although most people remember the necessities when making donations some things are forgotten. "you always get a lot of water and the items that people think about but there's always holes that people don't think about and so we just brought cash and told them to fill in with whatever they needed." aubi perman says anyone can donate by bringing supplies to the hanger with the american flag and the bohimian flag hanging in front of it. you can still bring donations tomorrow starting ? . aubi pearman says he plans to make multiple trips to deliver as much help as possible. meanwhile, four members of the columbus fire department are
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