Relief for families after Maria

On September 18th, 2017, Hurricane Maria Category 5, the most powerful hurricane ever recorded in my island’s history struck my homeland and many of our hearts.  Although I currently live in California, most of my family members and friends still reside back in my homeland of Dominica. This beautiful island is molded in my heart and has shaped my life. Due to this devastated natural disaster, many of my family members and friends have lost everything that they have owned and cherished for most of their lives.

It is with great pain in my heart that I struggle to think that my people are enduring such extreme hardship and the challenges ahead to start over. Dominica, once an untouched island filled with luscious rivers, tall green trees, friendly people, and natural beauty that one can only see in the movies is now left with widespread destruction. Many lack basic necessities such as water, food, clothing, and shelter required for every day survival.

This is now the time to implement some form of action to assist families and friends that are in great need to meet their basic survival needs. Therefore, I am creating this page in order to help with the rebuilding of homes, and providing the necessities such as food, water and personal supplies.

It is with great appreciation that I thank you in advance for your contribution. Your donation will go a long way assisting families and friends in the rebuilding process and I will provide updates as to progress.

Dominica , we love you and our people will rise again.

P.S. The money raised will be forwarded to my mother, Sharon Luke-Darroux who will use the money accordingly to assist our family and friends back home in Dominica. 

  • Osasu Omwanghe 
    • $40 
    • 48 mos
  • Kathryn Conti  
    • $200 
    • 49 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $500 
    • 49 mos
  • Emily Pfahlert 
    • $100 
    • 49 mos
  • Caroline Bowker 
    • $100 
    • 49 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Okerra Darroux 
Tracy, CA
Sharon Luke-Darroux 
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