Operation: Sustain USVI

After living in the Virgin Islands for 3 years our time has been cut short by a series of unfortunate events. A paradise that we made our home and were able to share with many of you, has become lost.  As heartbroken as we are, this isn't about us. We've been fortunate enough to have an amazing set of circumstances that helped us survive and escape the devastation of Irma relatively unscathed besides some loss of material goods. Our mission is to now assist the extended family we've come to grow and love in our new home.  The up-tick in media coverage of the Virgin Islands is amazing and every bit helps, however the real challenge is achieving sustained relief that reaches those in need over the course of the upcoming months after the buzz and media fare has long subsided. We aim to be the change we hope to see in the world. Will you join us? 

The biggest question we've been asked by many of our friends and family is how best to help. We've pondered the same for hour upon agonizing hour, and after not seeing enough aid get to those we know and love we decided to take matters into our own hands. Cash just doesn't seem to be the answer because theres nothing much left to buy. 

Our goal is simple, dry goods, water, tarps, hygienic products, and clothing. 

We will be procuring supplies ourselves, shipping ourselves, and with an established network of friends and family on island, we'll help distribute supplies directly to those in need. No middle men, no worries. All the while adhering to strict accountability measures enforced by you, our partners. 

"Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together."

If you would like to chat or ask any questions - feel free to contact me on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cali.metres
or at [email redacted]
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Organizer

Cali Metres 
Organizer
Anna's Retreat, United States Virgin Islands
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