1. University of Minnesota Foundation-Puerto Rico Medical Outreach - Medicines and PTSD Project
2. MN Alliance for communities of Puerto Rico
3. Incubadora Microempresa Bieke
4.The Vieques Conservation and Historical Trust Redevelopment of Vieques Conservation Community Rebuilding Project
5.Americares Foundation aid for Puerto Rico
6. Boys & Girls Clubs of Puerto Rico CLUBHOUSES - Isabela, Loiza, Canovanas, & Vieques Club
7. Coco De Oro/Defend Puerto Rico's Cine Solar Project /Rebuild Comerio/Las Marias
8.Casa Juan Bosco Orphanage in both Aguadilla and Orocovis location
9. COCO DE ORO/DEFEND PR REBUILD
10.Rock Steady Crew for Life Project-Waves for Water Puerto Rico
11. CEBNAD-Comité de Educación y Bienestar Niños y Adolescentes con Tipo 1 Diabetes
12.Puerto Rico Solar Relief Effort / Puerto Rico We CARE Project providing solar installation and
development in mountain towns
13.Visit Rico-Agricultural farm aid and Solar project
14. El Grito De Sunset Park for Hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico
15. LP21 PROJECTO TOWARDS: Cultural Institutes of Loiza and Puerto Rican Tradition-
Samuel Lind Gallery and El Batey De Los Hermanos Ayalas, La Junta Santurce project
16. Puerto Rican Arts and Cultural Project
17. Taller Salud of Loiza Health and Community Services
18. MENTES PUERTORRIQUEÑAS EN ACCION INC- Sol Es Vida-Villa Del Sol, Valle Calma, & Ingenio Project: Redevelopment in Toa Baja, Puerto Rico Communities.
19. La Coalicion de Boricua in Minnesota-Trauma Recovery Project in Puerto Rico
20. CLUES - MN resettlement of newly arrived Puerto Rican families in Minnesota.
21. Why Not Care More- Escuela Su Jose Barrera de Morovis, PR
22. Music for the Mind PR Project- Loiza, Morovis, Santurce, Caguas, Toa Baja
23.BiblioCeiba Mobile Education and Literacy Youth Programming in Vieques, PR
24. Puro Emuna -Local Farm Program in Isabela, Puerto Rico -rebuilding Greenhouses destroyed in hurricane.
25. Time Machine 4 Elementos Youth Programming in Canvovanas, PR- classroom and audio materials/equipment.
26. Vieques Medical Clinics presented by NYSNA.
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 Puerto Rico, local community groups have banded together and reached out to New Yorkers for donations and volunteers. EL GRITO SUNSET PARK RELIEF undertook an enormous effort to deliver goods to people in the most vulnerable, isolated areas. As of May 2018 they have collected, provided, shipped and delivered over 2million lbs of emergency aid throughout the island of Puerto Rico and Vieques.
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 serving as fiscal organization to Cultural Art Centers and artists on the island 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.
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.
Rebuild Comerío & 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. Rebuild Comerío project has help rebuild homes, roads, & redevelopment led by the residents in the mountain town of Comerío, PR. The Cine Solar Project has provided Solar powered movie and educational screenings, food and workshops for children and families dealing with PTSD 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
El Fondo Boricua teams up with CLUES - COMUNIDADES LATINAS UNIDOS EN SERVICES towards Boricua resettlement and human services for Puerto Ricans who have had to move to MN in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
A thriving multicultural community enriched with confident and strong Latino families who contribute their voice, skills, entrepreneurial spirit and cultural richness
To advance the capacity of Latino families to be healthy, prosperous and engaged in their communities.
Development, aiding, and bridging Community services in Puerto Rico's most affected marginalized areas.
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.
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