You've seen the lush beauty of the Puerto Rican countryside and the warm embrace of the families who have welcomed us into their homes.
Many of these areas are isolated and somewhat hard to get to - even on a good day.
Now Imagine also the fear of those huddled closely with their loved ones as Maria wreaked havoc right outside their doors.
In many cases, the devastation of Hurricane Maria has left these areas inaccessible due to road damage and bridges washed away.
The people of these small communities are in dire need of basic services - drinking water, food, electricity, gas, clothing and transportation. Basically, everything you have today at your fingertips – they don’t.
WE CAN help and we can help NOW. Know that every dollar you give will go directly to the people in need. Tati’s Uncle Mike is a trusted servant of his community, highly respected by all... He is grateful for this opportunity to serve YOU and help us to help others.
Please hit the GO FUND ME link right now with your generous donation. It’s easy and any amount will help. Also, please share this page with others so that they may join in. Thank you!
Background-We are Mike & Tati Needleman of Overland Park, KS. Tati is the first born of Gilberto Hernandez and Blanca Chevere ‘ of Moca, PR and Jayuya, PR. She has many relatives located throughout the island.
We we are raising money to provide aid to the families and friends in the remote towns of Jayuya, Anasco, Moca and Aguadilla and to elderly outside of San Juan. The relief will be in the firm if some cash, care packages to names provided to us and through local churches. Our family members will see to it that the needy will receive relief in a direct manner on the ground.
Funds will be withdrawn and forwarded to those selected family trustees either in Puerto Rico or heading there soon, with Tati’s Uncle Mike taking the lead on the small town of Moca.
Mike and Tati will be withdrawing funds into a special bank account, that only they have access to. From there, we will be responsible for working with family members to oversee the distribution of funds in Puerto Rico."
Mike & Tati Needleman
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