Destination: Rebuild Puerto Rico

So, I quit my job and am off to Puerto Rico to repair houses and build  roofs! It's my first time visiting the homeland, and I am ecstatic to volunteer and help the community. It has been a year since Hurricane Irma and Maria, and the island is still in anguish from lack of aid and resources. I will be stationed in Barranquitas, through the All Hands and Hearts - Smart Response Program for the month of September.

My trip has come with some unexpected expenses, and so I am reaching out for sponsors to help me fully realize my goal. This money will go towards my travel expenses, work boots, safety gear, and hopefully a little extra to explore the island on my days off ;) Any little bit helps, including connecting with friends and family while I'm on the island!

Volunteering in this capacity has been something that I have always wanted to do, and it is particularly special that I get to do so in my family's homeland, which has been suffering so much. I am finally actualizing my dreams, and the response that I have received thus far has been wondrous! Thank you all for sharing your love and support.  

For more information about what I am doing, or to donate directly to the foundation check out the link below:

  • Judy Kay 
    • $160 
    • 33 mos
  • Pete & Robin C Clagett 
    • $200 
    • 37 mos
  • Tony & Diane Demattei 
    • $100 
    • 37 mos
  • Cynthia Aquino 
    • $50 
    • 37 mos
  • Glorianne Naughton 
    • $50 
    • 37 mos
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Serena Llamas 
Barranquitas, PR
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