Taller Salud is based in Loíza, Puerto Rico, a town 20 miles East from San Juan with a population of 30,000 people, 48% of them living under the poverty line. We provide services in both the San Juan and Carolina metropolitan areas and in the towns of Canóvanas, Río Grande, Luquillo, Fajardo and the off-shore island- municipality of Vieques. All these cities and towns share low health indicators and high violence incidence, especially in poor communities.
Visit Rico is a non-profit organization in Puerto Rico which will distribute $ 1,500 for 3 consecutive months to 100 agroecological farmers and artisan food producers that will be distributed through the agricultural markets in which they participate. We are collaborating with all the coordinators of the following farmers' markets. Cooperativa Orgánica Madre Tierra Mercado Agrícola Natural Viejo San Juan Ponce Natural Agricultural Market Aguadilla Farmers Market Agroecological Market of Rincón
Puerto Rico has been devastated by Hurricane Maria and its medical system and hospitals need supplies very urgently. I was there during the hurricane and volunteered at shelters and know of the great need for insulin, antibiotics, dialysis equipment, and asthma meds as well as general medical supplies. The Medical School will work with clinical partners in Puerto Rico to provide medications, medical supplies, and other health assistance as needed.
University of Minnesota - Medical School
200 Oak Street SE, Suite 500
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455
From the very beginning of the natural disasters in Mexico and Puerto Rico, local community groups have banded together and reached out to New Yorkers for donations and volunteers. SUNSET PARK RELIEF is undertaking an enormous effort to deliver goods to people in the most vulnerable, isolated areas.
Los Pleneros de la 21 (501C3) fostering awareness, appreciation and understanding of the richness and vitality of Puerto Rican artistic traditions of African descent and Creole, as well as to promote their further development. LP21 relief efforts are towards aiding and rebuilding cultural institutions destroyed in Puerto Rico such as La Junta-Santurce, El Batey de los Ayala and Samuel Lind's Gallery in Loiza serving as sister organizations developing and continuing Afro-Boricua culture.
(MAC4PR) has been on the ground and dedicated to ongoing strategic efforts to stabilize and rebuild Puerto Rico since Hurricane Maria. Through a network of alliances on the ground MAC4PR is adaptive and responsive to needs as they arise. We ensure all aid goes directly in the hands of those identified as high-risk; such as the elderly, shut-ins and those facing serious medical illness. All funding will support direct efforts on the ground;focused on immediate relief, housing and education.
Increase by 40% the investment to 67 affiliated organizations that provide essential services for the next three months. Contract with 3 affiliated organizations to produce 20,000 - 30,000 lunches to small organizations. Protect food supply for our organizations by supporting food banks. Provide 100 vouchers with a value of $500.00 to be redeemed for elderly homes and youth organization. Distribute 240 generators.Support others service organizations with emergency requirements: water, food, etc.
Fondos Unidos de Puerto Rico
PO Box 191914 San Juan, Puerto Rico 00919-1914
Rock Steady For Life is committed to helping the people of Puerto Rico in the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Maria & beyond. The island is without water and major flooding has left people's homes completely uninhabitable. The short-and long-term effects of this damage is unimaginable. Director Rich "CrazyLegs" Colon teamed up with Waves for Water a non-profit group providing portable clean water filters to people around the world.
Cine Colar Project is a collaborative effort between Coco De Oro and Defend Puerto Rico through the fiscal sponsorship from Freedom Bound Center-Sol Collective. The Cine Solar Project has provided Solar powered movie and educational screenings, food and workshops for children and families dealing with PRSD and living with no electricity.
Boys and Girl's Club of Puerto Rico has thirteen clubs, located in the Residencial Ramos Antonini in Río Piedras, Residencial Las Margaritas and the Residential Luis Lloréns Torres in Santurce, Residencial F.D. Roosevelt in Mayagüez, San Lorenzo, Villa Carolina and the Residencial Torres de Sabana in Carolina, Arecibo, Aguas Buenas, Bayamón, Loíza, Vieques and Isabela currently doing all that is possible to assist the children in Puerto Rico.
Providing solar energy and water filtration services in the thirteen clubs, located in the Residencial Ramos Antonini in Río Piedras, Residencial Las Margaritas and the Residential Luis Lloréns Torres in Santurce, Residencial F.D. Roosevelt in Mayagüez, San Lorenzo, Villa Carolina and the Residencial Torres de Sabana in Carolina, Arecibo, Aguas Buenas, Bayamón, Loíza, Vieques and Isabela
Filmmaker and Director of El Grito De Sunset Park, Dennis Flores shows viewers how Puerto Ricans for Puerto Ricans distributes and documents the aid efforts delivered by Minnesota and Brooklyn Boricua Communities.