Hope for Puerto Rico

$3,210 of $50,000 goal

Raised by 35 people in 13 months

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


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The three wise men
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Haven’t wrote in a while because we have been busy doing many things. Even though still are getting back to normal little by little the emergency still no over.
Last week we have a amazing event we the tradition of the three wise men. We took the three wise men to a rural community that still have no power and is really close from the shore sonthey got hit really hard. We took many supplies, hundreds of toys and music. It was a incredible event were we took joy to this community that need it a lot.
Thank for all your help.
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We are really excited that tomorrow we are taking the three wise men and hundreds of toys to two communities that after more than one hundred days still with out water and electricity. We when to this two communities this week and saw a lot of children that lost all their toys during the hurricane and their parents lost everything. We bought lots of toys to take them tomorrow, we are taking Candy, music, famous characters and supplies for the parents. Thank you for your donations and keep spreading our campaign and helping. Is not over yet.
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Today is my 40th birthday and I feel really bless for been alive another year.
I want to ask all my friends if you really would like to do something for my 40th birthday, donate to help Puerto Rico. People still going thru hard times and need all the help they can get. We still have people with no basic necessities and getting desperate by the minute. Please donate so we can keep helping people in need.
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