Thank you for your support! We understand the deep sadness and anxiety people are feeling regarding the recent earthquakes in Puerto Rico including the 6.4 that hit 1/7/20 which was followed by 1,200 aftershocks.
The PR Earthquake Relief Fund account is up and running. We need to raise funds immediately. We would like monetary donations to provide immediate assistance and supplies to reputable organizations with boots on the ground as quickly as possible.
Donations: We are asking everyone to please mobilize your bases: community organizations, churches, businesses… to make monetary donations.
All funds collected by the PR Earthquake Relief Fund will be distributed directly to reputable organization providing direct services on the ground in Puerto Rico and to resettle survivors evacuating to WESTERN NEW YORK.
All organizations are vetted, their proposals are reviewed thoroughly and services verified by our Committee Members who are on the island. All information regarding how funds are used is made public via this Facebook page and our Community Meetings for maximum transparency and accountability.
Cash donations can be made via:
A bank account, managed through the Belle Center, established at M&T Bank. Donations can be made at ANY M&T location.
Tax-deductible donation checks may be made payable to:
PR Earthquake Relief Fund c/o
The Belle Center
104 Maryland Street, Buffalo NY 14201
Online donations can be made via:
Donations of non perishable food, clothing, household items, linens, and personal care items can be taken to: Ladies of Charity -1122 Broadway Avenue, Buffalo NY 14212 (716) 895-4001 from 10:00 am and 3:00 pm on weekdays as well as the first Saturday of the month.
525 Washington Street- Food, personal care items, and school supplies.
20 Herkimer – Toys and school supplies.
Communication: This page was established for us to provide information regarding our fundraising and relief efforts, as well as other efforts and resources we know of on the Island, in real time. We would like you to please help us by sharing information regarding the status on the ground in Puerto Rico and organizations we can assist to make the greatest impact on the Island. Please including contact information if possible.
There is A LOT of work that needs to be done, so we will need everyone to come together to help Puerto Rico! Please continue to pray and stay tuned for ways you can help.
Thank you all again so much for your support!
PUERTO RICAN COMMITTEE FORMS TO ADDRESS EARTHQUAKE IN PUERTO RICO
EVENTS SCHEDULED AT PRACA TO HELP PUERTO RICO
SEE DATES AT THE END OF THIS ARTICLE
More to Come!
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