Three Ways To Help Support Hurricane Relief in Puerto Rico

Beth Kanter

It has been ten days since Hurricane Maria has devastated the Island of Puerto Rico. Given the devastation on the ground in Puerto Rico, it is going to take a long time to get back to “normal,” if at all. Here’s my giving strategy for Puerto Rico. They have a team of volunteers in Puerto Rico. . They have a fund set up for Puerto Rico.

Visionlink’s Volunteer Registry Deployed for Hurricanes Harvey & Irma

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Thousands of volunteers have offered to assist in the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. Due to the ongoing uncertainty of Hurricane Irma, other states will be added as necessary. If you would like to volunteer the system is currently accessible from the following sites: For Texas: [link] For Puerto Rico: [link] For U.S. High-level government officials have directed these generous people to National VOAD and their member agencies.

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Our EveryAction Hero: World Central Kitchen

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Last year disaster relief once again became the main focus of our organization as we activated and served over 4 million meals in Peru, Houston, Puerto Rico, and California. And it worked really well in Puerto Rico - we’ve served over 3.6 World Central Kitchen was founded in the aftermath of the Haiti Earthquake and since then you’ve been one of the names synonymous with the Puerto Rico relief efforts.

6 Trends Shaping Corporate Engagement Today

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As the city of Houston responded to hurricane Harvey, even small collaboratives like Sketch City , jumped in to help, using their skills to develop a custom app to coordinate volunteers, nonprofits and resources. And we all witnessed the role that tech innovators like Tesla played in reconnecting Puerto Rico. Employee engagement efforts are one of the leading challenges and opportunities facing companies today.

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The Surprising Truth About Donor Fatigue And What Nonprofits Can Do To Avoid It

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: With the hurricanes, gun violence, and fires, I gave generously, including donations to Global Giving funds. Donors have given about equal amounts to Hurricane Harvey ($4.0M as they have to the recent hurricanes in Puerto Rico + the Caribbean ($4.6M Photo by Fuel Relief Fund on GlobalGiving. I surpassed my giving budget for disaster relief giving.