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Photos: Utah Scout working toward his Eagle sending care packages — and love — to the Bahamas

Porter Rockwood, 12, gathers a collection of headlamps for a care package while helping Luke Oyler, not pictured, with his Eagle Scout project at Oyler’s home in Salt Lake City on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019. Thirty-two volunteers came together Sunday to help put the packages, which are heading for the Bahamas, together. There are 24 care packages consisting of an eight-man tent, air mattresses, sheets, headlamps, handwritten notes and spare batteries. Colter Peterson, Deseret News

Porter Rockwood, 12, gathers headlamps for a care package while helping Luke Oyler, not pictured, with his Eagle Scout project at Oyler’s home in Salt Lake City on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019. Thirty-two volunteers came together Sunday to help put the packages, which are heading for the hurricane-devastated Bahamas, together. There are 24 care packages consisting of an eight-man tent, air mattresses, sheets, headlamps, handwritten notes and spare batteries. Oyler’s grandparents, uncle and his uncle’s family lived and worked in the Bahamas and evacuated before Hurricane Dorian struck. Now Olyer is trying to help support their friends still remaining in the Bahamas. The kits will be shipped to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, then loaded onto a shipping vessel and delivered to Bahamian residents. The shipping from Florida and delivery of kits will be handled by the employer of Luke’s grandfather in the Bahamas, to ensure that they are delivered to those most in need of shelter. Oyler has raised almost $6,000 so far for the project but estimates $9,000 will be needed to cover everything, including shipping.