The worse typhoon in decades has just destroyed the CNMI. We thank all those who helped in Soudelor Recovery, but we humbly ask for your help again as Yutu has created even more destruction. Numbers are just coming in as far as casualties and damage. Help us hit the ground running to provide much needed food, water, aid and supplies to the people of the CNMI.
The Sons of Saipan is a community group originally formed after Typhoon Soudelor. We came together as a group of friends, all originally from Saipan and currently living on Guam and eager to help our home island during a disaster. We coordinated with various community groups in Saipan such as United4Saipan and MYPROS to find out what supplies and materials were needed which was either purchased on Saipan, or on Guam and shipped to Saipan. We used the donated money to purchase tarps, futons, mosquito coils, medical supplies, food, butane, etc which were then distributed directly to families in need through our partner organizations in Saipan for direct and immediate relief.
We will use the same method for the victims of Super Typhoon Yutu and put your money to work to buy goods and supplies and place them directly in the hands of the families that need it. We will again post all the purchases on our Facebook page so you will see exactly where your money is going. We have since established a network with 501c Non-Profits, Shipping Companies, and Various Professional Organizations to efficiently get supplies in the hands of the people on the ground in Saipan that are distributing directly to families in need.
Nathan Torres is a founding member of the Sons of Saipan and is indicated as the beneficiary. Because he is located on the US mainland, he will be receiving the funds and sending it to us in Guam and Saipan to purchase the recovery supplies.
Please visit our facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/sonsofsaipan/
for our background and to see who we are and how we work.
If you have any questions, or want to help, please contact us for more information.
Thank you for your generosity,
Sam Manglona McPhetres
Sons of Saipan