Hope for Puerto Rico

Why we need your help?

Early on Wednesday, September 20, Hurricane Maria, a powerful Category 4 hurricane with 150 mph winds, made direct landfall on Puerto Rico becoming one of the worst natural disaster in recent memory. Hurricane Maria affected the whole island leaving thousands of people homeless.

Puerto Rico right now is devastated with no running water and less than 10% percent of the island with electricity. There's people right now with a lot of needs and that the reason for this campaign to help rebuild Puerto Rico.

Where the proceeds will go?

The proceeds from this GoFundme will go directly to victims needs. We are have partner with local organizations to bring direct help to victims in need.

Who I am?
Lester Rive Padilla director of ENFOQUE International Film Festival for the ast 8 years.

Who we are?
For the last 8 years ENFOQUE International Film Festival in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. For the past 8 years ENFOQUE has become one the most important film festivals in Puerto Rico. Every year ENFOQUE presents world premiere films , incredible short films from all over the world including incredible works from national filmmakers. One of the reasons that ENFOQUE distinguish itself from other film festivals in Puerto Rico is that every film And short film we show have to present a story that would impact our audience in a positive way and will contribute to the benefit of our society. In the past eight years since

Since ENFOQUE started one of the top priorities of the festival is to help people in need. Every year ENFOQUE help in many ways including visits to children hospitals, help people that had lost everything during different situations, buy groceries for people that don't have anything to eat or even buy medicines for people that can't afford it.

How the funds will be spent?
The funds will be use to impact the west coast of Puerto Rico. To buy specific needs that victims need right now. Those necessities are food, medical supplies, medical equipment, clothes, beds and necessities.

Please support our cause to help Puerto Rico get back in their feet.

For any questions, please contact:

ENFOQUE International Film Festival
[email redacted]


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    • 48 mos
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    • $20 
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    • $20 
    • 48 mos
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Lester Rive 
Cabo Rojo, PR
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