Let's give 500 families in Puerto Rico a safe home

by Puerto Rico Rises, Corp.
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Let's give 500 families in Puerto Rico a safe home
Let's give 500 families in Puerto Rico a safe home
Let's give 500 families in Puerto Rico a safe home
Let's give 500 families in Puerto Rico a safe home
Let's give 500 families in Puerto Rico a safe home
Let's give 500 families in Puerto Rico a safe home
Let's give 500 families in Puerto Rico a safe home
Let's give 500 families in Puerto Rico a safe home
Let's give 500 families in Puerto Rico a safe home
Let's give 500 families in Puerto Rico a safe home
Let's give 500 families in Puerto Rico a safe home
Let's give 500 families in Puerto Rico a safe home
Let's give 500 families in Puerto Rico a safe home
Let's give 500 families in Puerto Rico a safe home
Let's give 500 families in Puerto Rico a safe home
Let's give 500 families in Puerto Rico a safe home
Let's give 500 families in Puerto Rico a safe home
Let's give 500 families in Puerto Rico a safe home
Let's give 500 families in Puerto Rico a safe home
Let's give 500 families in Puerto Rico a safe home
Let's give 500 families in Puerto Rico a safe home
Let's give 500 families in Puerto Rico a safe home
Let's give 500 families in Puerto Rico a safe home
Let's give 500 families in Puerto Rico a safe home
Let's give 500 families in Puerto Rico a safe home
Let's give 500 families in Puerto Rico a safe home
Let's give 500 families in Puerto Rico a safe home
Let's give 500 families in Puerto Rico a safe home
Let's give 500 families in Puerto Rico a safe home
Let's give 500 families in Puerto Rico a safe home
Let's give 500 families in Puerto Rico a safe home

Summary

Puerto Rico Rises is distributing building material to 500 families affected by Hurricane Maria. Now we are adding those recently impacted by the earthquakes and daily tremors. Buildings weren't strong enough and now they are getting weaker by the day. Thousands are still living in unsafe houses. We have already impacted 325 families and plan to reach 500 by July, 2021.

$25,000
total goal
$17,824
remaining
66
donors
0
monthly donors
1
fundraiser
2
years

Challenge

Based on the latest information by HUD, more than 300,000 houses were severely damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Maria. According to several news reports, 61% of the more than 1 million requests received by (FEMA) were denied to received any financial help. Now we are facing the damages caused by the constant and daily tremors happening on the Island.

Solution

By providing a safe home we are reuniting families, removing the burden of living in an unsafe place, and helping them to focus on other areas of their own reconstruction and well-being.

Long-Term Impact

By providing a safe haven and secure home for more than 500 families allows that more than 2,000 individuals can focus on finding a new job, return to school, starting their own business and/or taking care of their families and well-being. Several neighborhoods that were totally destroyed will receive an impact on the economy by providing jobs and increasing the population with the rebuild of these houses. This will create stronger and resilient communities willing to work as a team.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

Organization Information

Puerto Rico Rises, Corp.

Location: Loxahatchee, FL - USA
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @puertoricorises
Project Leader:
Sara Lopez
Loxahatchee, FL United States
$7,176 raised of $25,000 goal
 
93 donations
$17,824 to go
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