Dominica Hurricane Maria Relief

$158,590 of $250,000 goal

Raised by 1,176 people in 15 months
Our thoughts and prayers are with #Dominica. 

Unfortunately, our beloved Nature Island was in the direct path of Category 5 #HurricaneMaria and, so far, has sustained widespread devastation. #DARDA is asking members of the Diaspora to assist in the relief efforts by contributing via this gofundme page.  All proceeds will benefit the recovery, relief and rebuilding efforts in Dominica.

Thank you.

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In 1979, Dominica was left devastated by Hurricane David which caused widespread destruction including damage to buildings and infrastructure and the loss of numerous lives. The Dominica-American Relief & Development Association (DARDA) was organized as a way for Dominicans living in and around the New York area to help raise funds and provide aid to their homeland as the island attempted to recover and rebuild in the aftermath of Hurricane David.

It is for this reason, and the very nature of our organization's founding, that DARDA has pledged our support towards Hurricane Maria relief efforts in Dominica, similar to our efforts in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Erika in 2015.

To learn more about DARDA, visit or find us on facebook (, twitter (@DARDA_org) and Instagram (@DARDA_org)
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100% of the proceeds collected (minus any GoFundMe fees) will go directly to Dominica. As with DARDA's relief efforts post-Tropical Storm Erika in 2015, we will work directly with the government of the Commonwealth of Dominica. We have already been in contact with the office of the Consulate General of Dominica. The funds will be utilized specifically for relief efforts including purchasing goods and supplies to benefit the areas/individuals most in need as well as infrastructure rebuilding.

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$158,590 of $250,000 goal

Raised by 1,176 people in 15 months
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