Following the devastation of the island of Grenada by Hurricane Ivan in 2004, Patriots & Friends of Grenada was formed in Tampa, Florida.
The group is located on the south western side of Florida. The purpose of the organization is to secure assistance for schools,
hospitals and families on the islands of Grenada, Carriacou, and Petit
Martinique. Immediately following the hurricane, funds were raised, medical
supplies, Generators, food, and clothing were sent back to Grenada.
In the aftermath of the crisis, school supplies were sent to a number of schools.
Items included were pens, pencils, sharpeners, exercise books, loose leaf
notebook paper, erasers. These items aided the return of the school to
ther normal activities.