September 5, 2019 St. Mary's, Georgia: Local resident and business owner Jimmy Mock returns to his general store taking the boards down to begin moving merchandise back in and reopening the business after Hurricane Dorian on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, at St. Mary's. Mock appeared to have escaped with minor wind damage. Curtis Compton/
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Where, how you can help Hurricane Dorian victims in metro Atlanta

Residents wanting to help Hurricane Dorian victims will be able to do so at several events hosted around metro Atlanta this week and next. 

Avalon in Alpharetta and Colony Square in Midtown are hosting the events, which include yoga, live music and a comedy show, real estate developer North American Properties announced on Thursday. 

Attendees are asked to bring nonperishable items and canned goods. 

North American Properties hopes to send two truckloads of supplies to the Abaco Islands, a group of islands and barrier cays in the Bahamas that were ravaged by Hurricane Dorian. 

The hurricane made landfall in the Bahamas on Monday, leaving more than 20 dead. 

Here is where residents can bring supplies: 

Avalon in Alpharetta :

•  Sept. 6, 6-8 p.m. – Avalon Nights Live with the Mike Veal Band. Alpharetta residents can enjoy live music benefiting hurricane relief efforts 

•  Sept. 9, 7:30-9 p.m. – Punchline Comedy Night with Mia Jackson. Alpharetta residents are invited to a special comedy night at Avalon benefiting hurricane relief efforts 

• Sept. 11, 6-7 p.m. – AvalOM with lululemon 

• Friday, Sept. 13, 6-8 p.m. – Avalon Nights Live with Fly Betty Band

Colony Square in Midtown:

• Friday, Sept. 6, 6-8 p.m. – Groovin’ in the Grove: Midtown residents can enjoy a live pop-up concert benefiting hurricane relief efforts 

•  Sept. 11, 6-7 p.m. – Yoga on the Square with exhale Atlanta 

• Sept. 13, 6-8 p.m. – Groovin’ in the Grove


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North American Properties is also asking attendees to bring customized items for each event: 

• AvalOM and Yoga on the Square:

Water, first aid kits, feminine hygiene products, sunscreen, bug spray, toothbrush and toothpaste, hats, toilet paper, paper towels, rags, soap, cleaning supplies, nonperishable foods and canned goods.

Avalon Nights Live, Groovin’ in the Grove and Punchline Comedy at Avalon

Flashlights, batteries, tarps, gas containers, trash bags, tool kits, buckets, mops, generators, tents, chainsaws, shovels, power cords, work gloves, rolls of sheeting, sleeping bags, coolers, water purification tablets, staple guns and staples, headlamps, nonperishable foods and canned goods. 

Those attending Little Acorns at the Avalon, an event for pre-school aged children, are asked to bring diapers, baby formula, baby wipes, toilet paper, Pedialyte, nonperishable foods and canned goods.

Guests are welcome to bring items not listed to the event as well. Donation bins will be located at the Avalon’s concierge and Colony Square’s management office in Suite 780 on the seventh floor of Building 100. 

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In other news:

Hurricane Dorian left more than 12,000 customers without power Thursday morning.

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