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OPERATION REBUILD VIRGIN ISLANDS TO DISTRIBUTE RECOVERY ITEMS IN WILLIAMS DELIGHT SATURDAY The School of the Good Shepard in Estate Williams Delight will be the location of a generous community distribution of personal and household essentials tomorrow, Saturday, beginning at 10 a.m. until all items are given away. The distribution is made possible by Operation Rebuild Virgin Islands (ORVI), a group of Virgin Islanders located in the Atlanta area who have partnered with several local businesses and organizations to make the distribution possible. According to St. Croix’s Albert Bryan, Jr. ORVI reached out to him after Hurricane Maria devastated the island to coordinate the distribution of supplies which include cleaning items, toiletries, adult and baby diapers, toothbrushes, insect repellant and more. Bryan said that tomorrow’s distribution will be the first of several that are planned for the hardest hit communities of St. Croix. “Over the course of the next few Saturdays, as additional trailers arrive from ORVI, we will have caravans into neighborhoods and distribute items that may still be difficult to get locally or are not readily accessible to those most in need,” he said. Operation Rebuild Virgin Islands describes its organization as a group of “passionate, energetic, and resourceful Virgin Islands natives focused on rebuilding our paradise after the destruction and devastation that was left in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.” ORVI, which also distributed supplies in St. Thomas last month, has supporters in the New York and Washington D.C. metro areas, Dallas, Texas and throughout Florida. Local businesses organizations and individuals assisting with the distribution are St. Croix Foundation, former Senator Judith Buckley, Junior Achievement of the Virgin Islands, O’Neal’s Transport, Gentlemen of Jones, Kappa Alpha Psi Alumni Chapter-St. Croix, and the Friends of Albert Bryan. For more information call 340-643-2014 or 340-643-1896.