Hurricane Maria Relief 4 PR ,FPREOK

$12,050 of $50,000 goal

Raised by 51 people in 21 months

The beautiful island of Puerto Rico, an American territory located in the Caribean Sea, has recently endured the devasting blow of a Hurricane  Maria. Less than two weeks less ago, the people of Puerto Rico having not yet fully recovered from the previous onslaught of Hurricane Irma, lend a fraternal hand to their neighbors and become a central hub of disater relief and humanitarian efforts in the Caribbean region. Now the tables have turned, and Puerto Rico needs your immediate help while standing up after surving a direct hit from a montrous Category 4 hurricane. 

The situation of Puerto Rico in simple terms is desperate. Having to survive two major Hurricanes in close proximity to each other,  while hanging in the shadow of a lingering financial crisis is a recipe for a human catastrophe.

We have been quick to respond to the crisis lived by our brothers and sisters in Houston and South Florida. Let's not forget our fellow Americans in the Caribbean and please help the 3.5 million residents of Puerto Rico overcome the massive challenge of rebuilding and restoring not only their homes but also bringing a sense of normality to their lives. Due to the complicated geography of our Island, it is expected that the restoration of basic services like running water and electricity will be delayed for several months. 

The Puerto Rican Foundation would be deeply honored with your assistance in helping the recovery of our beloved families. During the upcoming month of October, members of our foundation will travel at our own expense to Puerto Rico and join the ranks of workers supporting disaster relief efforts. We assure you that your contributions will be placed where there are needed.  Also please remember that the Puerto Rican Foundation of Oklahoma is a federally recognized non-profit 501(c)(3).  Contributions made to federally recognized non-profits (such as 501(c)(3) organizations are tax deductible for the person or entity giving the donation.

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Good evening Familia.

Thanks to recent donations, we are close to achieve a milestone for our young organization's noble cause: we are $60 dollars shy of $12,000. It has been a tremendous blessing receive by people from all over Oklahoma, which we appreciate from the bottom of our hearts. We are fine tuning our last logistic pieces so stay tuned for some important information.

Have a good night and keep spreading the word.

Puerto Rican Foundation of Oklahoma
First shipment: Mission accomplished!!! Now we need to secure the rest of the cargo transportation, and we need your support!!!!
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Thank you to all those good samaritans that have helped us in raise awareness thru donations that will secure a steady response from our people in Oklahoma in support of our brithers and sisters in Puerto Rico.

There are no words to explain how grateful we are for your Support. My staff is in tears while I type this message. We are resilient, and our strength comes from the unity and the teamwork that our people have displayed in moments of pain, desesperation.

There's hope for a better and brighter future for our beautiful island, and this is thanks to those who have helped organizations like ours.

For you all, thank you, from the bottom of my heart.

A true description of the level of devastation that impacted our Puerto Rico
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This picture represent our effort from the "Diaspora" to support our brothers and sisters in Puerto Rico.

Borinken Vive "Borinken lives and it's alive"
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Amazing and extraordinary the support received by many sponsors, donors and supporters for this cause, our cause. We will be collecting articles, canned food, water, clothes and equipment to be shipped to PR as soon as possible. A list will be provided once available.

Again, thanks for your help.

How can you help, list of urgent need articles:
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$12,050 of $50,000 goal

Raised by 51 people in 21 months
Funds raised will benefit:
Puerto Rican Foundation of Oklahoma (Puerto Rican Foundation...
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Oklahoma City, OK
EIN: 811804604
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