So far, the group behind the registry estimates they've gathered roughly $75,000 in supplies -- things like sleeping bags, demolition equipment, etc. -- and they've done so with precisely zero help from Amazon.
Organizers say Amazon's shipping costs -- which in some cases are hundreds of dollars -- are dissuading people from donating supplies. It would be helpful, they say, if the retail giant would waive shipping fees for people donating to the relief effort. Amazon, however, has declined.