Raul's business 100% requires the internet and in Puerto Rico, there's not even power in most places, let alone anything beyond 3G phone service and no real internet, wireless or otherwise.
The rate for 35 Days at the Residence Inn (because it has a fridge and stove in the room to cut costs even more) is $3875, so I'm raising $3900 to cover this.
If you know and like Raul, please do what you can to help me get this funded. We have a VERY fast turnaround time to make this reservation.
EDITS as requested by the GoFundMe People
I'm Chris Brogan, CEO of Owner Media Group, Inc. Located in northern Massachusetts (google me).
Raul and I are friends and business colleagues. He has just flown to the US and now I've reserved a hotel room for him at the Hyatt House Shelton CT. Until the GoFundMe funds are transferred, I can't book the full 35 days, but will be doing so. The excess money will be sent to Raul via PayPal or Venmo to cover other expenses while in the US.
The funds will be used for:
* Hotel Stay (35 days or more as everyone donated more than the request)
* Groceries and other living expenses
* Possibly a car rental as well.
I put the first week of the hotel on my personal card and will extend the stay once the funds are released.
If the GoFundMe people want to talk to Raul, he is @rj_c on Twitter.
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