Hurricane Maria Assistance

In the words of our friends (and Hurricane Maria survivors) Cristina and Jerry Guerra, "Maria was a monster!" In most parts of Puerto Rico, there is no fuel, water, electricity, or cell service of any kind. Cristina called me frantically from Puerto Rico on a satellite phone on Saturday afternoon.

On Sunday Cristina and Jerry were able to make it out of the country with their babies on an emergency evacuation flight (made possible by SWA and Young Life), hundreds of thousands of people, including many of their close friends and neighbors, are currently stranded and are running out of food and water.

Beacuse of this, a small team of our friends—made up of emergency-trained pilots and EMTs—are flying to Puerto Rico on September 27 to assist with rescue and relief efforts for the people who are still stranded or in need of medical assistance.

They will be doing this on a volunteer basis, but there will still be expenses that this money will go toward: fuel for the planes, food, water, first aid supplies, etc. If you would like to help the victims of the hurricane, any financial support you can give will go directly to relief efforts and is greatly appreciated!! 

I know that the residents of Puerto Rico  will be thankful for any help we can give them, together!

Thank you, and God bless! 

Laura DeMasie
(for the team)

Springdale, AR 72762

I will be keeping track of the spending of the funds raised and will give a full report to donors.

A photo from the Guerra's neighborhood in Palmas

The Guerra Family
  • Robert Staddon 
    • $190 
    • 48 mos
  • Kittle Harperson 
    • $25 
    • 49 mos
  • Christy Keilen 
    • $25 
    • 49 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $500 
    • 49 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $20 
    • 49 mos
See all


Laura DeMasie 
Springdale, AR
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