Help for my family in Puerto Rico

Summary:

The effects of Hurricane Maria have left most of Puerto Rico in complete disrepair, a state that many of us have never seen before. This was one of the strongest hurricane ever measured in the modern history of our beloved island. With so much of my family residing on the island, the purpose of this fund is to provide relief for those family members who have found themselves completely without. The funds raised will be distributed evenly to help buy Important essentials like food, water, medicine and building materials to assist in the recovery and to help them rebuild.

 
Challenge:

As the storm passed we instantly became aware of the extensive damage hurricane Maria has caused, including flooding, landslides, no power or the ability to communicate. These troubles are compounded with the limited supplies and resources not being able to be distributed fast enough to those in need. As the days continue on and the people of Puerto Rico begin to rally and rebuild, I ask all of us to come together to prepare for relief and recovery for them.

 
Solution:

The biggest goal right now is to help my family with the most urgent needs; like food, water, hygiene products, clothes and temporary shelter, all of which are hard to ship and will take too long to reach my family if purchased here in the States. So I am proposing raising funds to be able to send each family to allow them the freedom to purchase what they need as it becomes available. Any help is appreciated and 100% of the fund will go to the family. I am still unable to communicate with all of our family members, but with time we are hoping to hear from all and help their recovery process.

 
About Me:

My name is Emanuel Vargas. I live in West Hartford, CT. I’m raising funds to help my family that lives in Ponce, Utaudo, Cayey, Vega Baja, Bayamon, Roncador and Caguana Puerto Rico. Thank you again and will keep everyone posted.
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Organizer

Manny Vargas 
Organizer
West Hartford, CT
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