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Veterans 4 “Puerto Rico”

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Raised by 409 people in 13 months
                                        THE MISSION IS NOT OVER

My name is Ray Guasp and I want to make a difference...My family is from Puerto Rico and I have a deep love for the Island.

I have been raised going to Puerto Rico and I have raised my family going to Puerto Rico and enriching their lives with the music, food and culture of our ancestors.

I am a fomer Marine Corps Veteran and we have assembled a team of prior and active duty military  members to head to the island and assist with the recovery and relief work.

Some of the team has yet to hear from family since before the hurricane hit and part of our journey will be to reunite them.


Our mission is simple

- Get immediate communication supplies and satellite phones to communities in Puerto Rico
- Deliver and deploy critical life saving supplies and water purification systems to these towns
- Provide fast relief to the island as new needs arise.

If you chose to donate 100% of the donations will go to relief efforts for those impacted by the hurricane. We will ensure that all donations are used for providing supplies and medications directly to the families in need and help in the facilitation of the aquamira.com divvy system.

We are affiliated and I am one of the directors of the  non-profit organization Creando Consecia;Mi Trierra Grita Incorporado Register #337455 on the Island of Puerto Rico.

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The People of Puerto Rico need help and many hands make for light work.

                                                     100mi x 35mi...

That's the size of Puerto Rico. It is an island the size of New Jersey and Connecticut combined, with a population of 3.4 million people. Puerto Ricans have been called upon to serve since World War I. They have always answered that call and performed their duty with honor.

These proud Americans are now in desperate need of help. Hurricane Maria has caused unprecedented destruction. It’s situation was described as "A bomb went off and destroyed all the buildings but left the people behind". No aspect of life on the island has been left untouched. Electrical power, cell phone communication, air transportation, and the most routine commerce all ground to a halt. Imagine if you and everyone else if your state or country had lost power and communication at once. And the reality is that it won't be restored for months... How would you cook your family a meal, how would you speak to a relative out of state just to let them know you're okay?

There are major relief efforts underway, but they are slow moving and will take a while to reach the entire island. The aftermath of this hurricane has made way for a relief effort that will be measured not in months but in years.

We are asking for your support in sending a small group of veterans that are experienced in relief work and assistance.. These volunteers with strong local connections possess skill sets that include logistics, medical assistance, and safety and security. This group will be led by:

• Reinaldo “Ray” Guasp Jr., USMC Veteran

• Angel Fernández, US Navy Police Retired

These volunteers will make their way to five (5) towns around Puerto Rico looking to find the hardest hit on the itinerary :

Day 1: Juncos
Day 2: Cidra
Day 3: Guayanilla
Day 4: San Germán
Day 5: Mayagüez

(The schedule will be subject to change based off of time and need)

The team will deliver supplies and humanitarian assistance to members of the community in the towns where their families reside as well as making assessments for future needs.

They will each bring in medical supplies, prepaid satellite phones for people to make brief calls to loved ones, water purification straws, tablets, insect repellent and other basic supplies so that people can survive until relief efforts are able to reach them.

These veteran volunteers will also work with local officials and provide manpower to assist on “in the moment” relief and recovery efforts.

This is a humanitarian appeal to provide a method of obtaining potable water and possibly a 5-minute conversation to connect with a loved one. The former is needed for the body. The latter is for the soul. Any help will be gratefully appreciated.

No donation is too small...even ten dollars will be able to provide a purified water system for a family for weeks to come We are all worried about our friends, family and community but we are also looking to make a difference. All funds will be used for the mission or will be donated to a Hurricane Maria relief fund for Puerto Rico.

Puerto Rico se levanta!
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Friends,

We are working and trying to update GFM, all of our social media outlets and websites the best we can.

Team Member Pablo Soto will be the guy managing those things as he has the IT degree and the pro in the group.

As always thank you for all the ongoing support and Shares.

The poor living conditions are unacceptable ... 60 days without electricity, 60% with non-potable water the need for support continues and so does the mission.

Our mission has made a difference on the ground and continues to do so. To continue supporting this effort we continue to raise funds.

please stop by the website Veterans4.org as well our youtube channel and share it with your friends and family so they can see what we as a group have been able to accomplish in a short while.

People helping people...

Semper Fidelis,
Ray Guasp
The team in Salinas making water
PInnones your donations at work!
Cidra was our first stop
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Friends ,

Please stop by our website to see all of the work we have done and are doing. It has been updated.

Veterans4.org

Let me know your thoughts.

If you are on FB please find me Ray Guasp i post there as well. Working on updating GFM

Semper Fidelis

Ray Guasp
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Just so you know the thank you email is not auto reply.

I see every donation and send a reply.

All you do is appreciated!

Semper Fidelis

RGJ
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Another way to donate if you have a company or organization that would like to adopt a DIVVY system they can send a PO directly to Aquamira and reference my name. Please contact me at Veterans4.org.

Thank you for your continued support!
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