Help for people affected by Hurricane Otto came before expected.
Although The Costa Rican Red Cross planned to start receiving donations on Friday, the collection center already has some of them.
The Red Cross is receiving non-perishable items in a storage facility located 200 meters east from the Seminary School, located in Barrio Unido Town, in San José.
As seen in the photograph, the place is identified with flags and banners of the Red Cross and it will be receiving aid until November 27th, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. They need:
-Grains (rice, sugar, beans)
-Personal, hygiene items such as: bath soap, toothpaste, toilet paper and sanitary napkins.
It Will not accept clothes or appliances.
In addition, the institution authorized the following accounts in colones and dollars.
National Bank of Costa Rica
Colones: current account 100100-7
Sinpe Account in colones: 15100010011001007
Dollars: current account 68666-7
Sinpe account in dollars. 15100010020686665
Bank of Costa Rica
Colones checking account 001-0176003-3
Sinpe account in colones. 15201001017600333
Dollars checking account 001-0000204-6
Sinpe Account in dollars 15201001000020465