Hurricane Sandy has caused extensive flooding in the Caribbean and the East Coast of the United States. This fund will support relief efforts by organizations working in the area, including International Medical Corps in Haiti and Save the Children in the US, to provide emergency assistance to those in need.
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
This fund will support disaster recovery and relief efforts Hurricane Sandy in the Caribbean islands and the United States.
How will this project solve this problem?
This project will disburse funds to organizations providing relief and emergency services to victims, including International Medical Corps and Save the Children. As we did with our Japan Earthquake Fund, we are committed to ensuring that your donation goes to help local relief efforts, and we will post more details as we have them.
Potential Long Term Impact
Major disasters always require a huge amount of support to provide relief and long term recovery efforts. In this case, these initial funds will help survivors and victims get necessary supplies including food, clean water, hygiene products, and shelter. Over time this fund will transition to support longer-term recovery efforts.
People are just happy they're alive and they're concentrating on rebuilding and how they can help each other.
- Rev. Luis del Castillo, Retired Bishop
Total Funding Received to Date: $6,393
Remaining Goal to be Funded: $43,607
Total Funding Goal: $50,000