Hurricane Dorian Relief and Recovery Fund

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Hurricane Dorian Relief and Recovery Fund
Hurricane Dorian Relief and Recovery Fund
Hurricane Dorian Relief and Recovery Fund
Hurricane Dorian Relief and Recovery Fund
Hurricane Dorian Relief and Recovery Fund
Hurricane Dorian Relief and Recovery Fund
Hurricane Dorian Relief and Recovery Fund
Hurricane Dorian Relief and Recovery Fund

Project Report | Mar 22, 2021
Dorian + COVID = More Food Insecurity in the Bahamas

By Donna Callejon | Director of Disaster Recovery Network

Photo from Lend a Hand Bahamas
Photo from Lend a Hand Bahamas

The twin challenges of Hurricane Dorian recovery and COVID-19 on an island nation are daunting. But longtime GlobalGiving partner Lend A Hand Bahamas rose to the challenge. See how they’ve kept up with the ever-changing challenges of the past year:

  • In March 2020, Lend a Hand began distributing food packages to hundreds of families.  As the pandemic continued, unemployment rates skyrocketed in the tourism-dominated country. By the end of 2020, Lend a Hand was feeding more than 50,000 people weekly in Nassau.
  • Lend a Hand has since scaled back to focus on feeding about 20,000 residents monthly, largely those who belong to underserved communities, including the elderly and immigrant communities still recovering from the 2019 hurricane.
  • Lend a Hand resumed their youth education and vocational training programs and are currently establishing an urban farming program to address both food security and economic development. 

“In the last 18 months, more members of our community have come to count on Lend a Hand as a trusted resource, Mitsy Burrows, Executive Director of Lend A Hand Bahamas, said.  “We are optimistic about the future and our opportunity to expand our programs with the help of our donors.”  

This is only one example of how your donation had made a real difference for people like The Bahamas. Thank you for making this work possible

But despite the amazing success of our partners like Lend a Hand, there is still much work to be done. By signing up for a monthly donation to the Hurricane Dorian Relief and Recovery Fund or supporting one of our Bahamian partners, you can help us continue supporting recovery efforts that last.

With gratitude,
Donna Callejon + the GlobalGiving Team

Photo from Lend a Hand Bahamas
Photo from Lend a Hand Bahamas
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EIN: 30-0108263

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