Puerto Rico Aid Distribution

by EMPACT Northwest
Puerto Rico Aid Distribution
Puerto Rico Aid Distribution
Puerto Rico Aid Distribution
Puerto Rico Aid Distribution

Project Report | Oct 12, 2017
Wrapping up...

By Jake Gillanders | Executive Director

As Puerto Rico moves from the acute relief phase into a longer term period of rebuilding, Empact's mission of immediate aid distribtution is coming to a close.  We are exceptionally proud of the work that we were able to do on the ground for and in the city of Ciales and the surrounding communities, including:

-310,000 pounds of cargo coordinated through Miami distribution centers

-11 tons of aid directly distributed the "last mile" to needy Americans who had seen nothing prior

-Thousands of American citizens from over 600 families provided with necessary supplies for short term survival

While our folks worked hard on the ground, in Miami, and at home; none of this would have been possible without you, our donors.  Our mission is only viable because good people like yourself send us.

Unfortunately, this will not be the last disaster.  If you'd like to continue supporting our ongoing rescue and disaster relief missions, please consider donating to our ongoing training project at https://www.globalgiving.org/projects/rescuer-training-2017-2018/.  This project allows us to maintain our skills and readiness so that we can be ready to deploy to disasters at a moments notice.

Again, thank you for your support of the people of Puerto Rico and our mission to distribute aid to the most needy amongst us. 

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Oct 5, 2017
Community distribution of essential supplies

By Jake Gillanders | Executive Director and Puerto Rico Team Lead

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Organization Information

EMPACT Northwest

Location: Tacoma, WA - USA
Project Leader:
Jake Gillanders
Executive Director
Kingston , WA United States

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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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