Save my Family Maria Hurricane

For Gofundme money withrawal purposes and to keep all my beloved donors informed I am updating my story.

My Name is Hector Cotza, (formerly Hector Santiago). I live in New York, my whole family has been devestated during Hurrican Maria in Puerto Rico but alive and surviving. They still do not have power or water.

The monies will be distributed accordingly by me to help my family rebuild for I cannot force them to leave and they are determined to rise.

My Brother Gustavo Santiago and fiance Nelly Cintron to help rebuild. They lost everything in his home and the whole house was flooded to the top when a dam broke. They were renters and do not qualify for Fema assistance. He lost everything  (see pics) including his car and job for not being able to return.

My Sister Rubi Santiago and her children Luis Orlando 16 & Luis Julian Echevarria 14. She is a single mother currently taking care and living with my mother who has health issues. Damages to the home,  and they are still without water or electricity 11 Days. Desperate need of generators.

My Brother Osvaldo Santiago Water Damages to his home and lost of furniture and a projectile went through his car. 

At this moment everyon is staying and my mothers home

I would never ask for help but after hurrican Maria hit Puerto Rico My family is in a bind. As the days go buy I can only do so much.  They are without electricity and water and soon they will run out of food and water. I am desperate and hope I can just get them out of Puerto Rico I want tem to leave and stay in NY until they can go back I really need your support and your friends. I need your support my friends help keep my family alive please. I am humbling asking for your support.
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Hector Cotza 
New York, NY
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