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


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


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.

Lessons from 2019 to maximize future disaster giving decisions


Putting this best practice into action, in 2019—two years after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico—the Amgen Foundation awarded $257,500 to the University of Puerto Rico for rebuilding efforts. .

Philanthropy Cloud Adds New Volunteer Management Capabilities for National Volunteer Week

Saleforce Nonprofit

Whether it’s the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, tornadoes in Nashville, or the pandemic response in Phoenix, HandsOn Connect works to smooth the way for more volunteers to help. By: Melissa Hill-Dees, Founding Partner of HandsOn Connect Cloud Solutions.

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.

[Opinion] Millennials and the Fight Against Hate


Delayed help to Puerto Rico after devastating hurricanes. Just writing that word makes me a little nervous and a lot uncomfortable. Hate defined is “intense hostility and aversion usually deriving from fear, anger, or sense of injury.”.

Win Back Your Lapsed Donors


you know, when Puerto Rico had that hurricane, you know, that was huge here. A, we understand how horrible it is to go through a hurricane, and B, a lot of people who live in Florida have family members in Puerto Rico.

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