Every Little Helps!


Donations can be all kinds of things whether it’s food, drinks, your time or money, every little helps.

Donate Food & Water to the Bombeiros


During the fires here in Portugal there is normally a shortage of basic provisions.
The Bombeiros need donations of basic food and drink supplies.


Useful donations are:

  • Water – bottles no bigger than 500ml
  • Energy drinks
  • Tetra Pak juice drinks
  • Snack Bars
  • Energy Bars
  • Toiletries (male and female)
  • Cotton socks – all sizes (do not have to be new or even in matching pairs)
  • Old towels
  • Burn cream
  • Wet wipes
  • Sanitary towels
  • Ibuprofen tablets and gels
  • Eye wash
  • Vaseline


During a big fire – fruit and other ‘hand food’

Please check sell / consume by dates


Drop off points for donations

Direct Transport Porches
APAA charity shop , dunas , Alvor
Bookworms Albufeira
Ibex Almacil
Paws 4 pets , Albufeira
Jimmi’s Bar, Burgau as drop off/storage
Bed Warehouse in Lagoa (also available out of hrs )
Casa Velha Restaurant, Albufeira if it is between 6pm and 8pm, also at the coyote bar during the day. the coyote bar on the santa Eulalia road.
Noble Estate Agents, Rua Da Liberdade no 79, Messines (Noble Algarve Property – opposite the BPI – please call 918063979 before arriving)
Roosters – Boicas Portela, Sao Bartolomeu De Messines, Faro – 910489837
Restaurant Grissol – Estrada De Santa Eulalia, Albufeira
Merrylegs Pet Hotel – Sitio Estacao, Loule 8100-321  289419747
ASMAA Rua Jose Pereira Sampaio Bruno, Portimao 969320231 (Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays 11.30 – 17.00)
ASMAA Rua Dr Alberto Iria, Lagos 282182103 (Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays – please call in advance)
Al Fresco British Shop – Rua Do 25 Avril, Conceicao De Cabanas, Tavira
Lady In Red, Lagoa

Become a Team Member…


We are always looking for people to help with keeping people informed on the current wildfire situation via our Facebook page. All you need is a little time and a computer, laptop or ipad with a reliable internet connection. Full training will be given (sense of humour is an advantage too).
If you think you can help, please contact any of the admin on our Facebook page, we would love to hear from you.

Donate Money

People can donate to the associacao  via the paypal  bombeirosalgarve@gmail.com
or the Iban  , PT50-0033-0000-45499091213-05.