QUE VIVA PUERTO RICO LIBRE
In response to the ongoing earthquakes impacting the southwestern part of Puerto Rico and other critical issues across the island including the Coronavirus (COVID-19), El Frente and allied organizations have conducted fundraisers beginning on Sunday, Jan 12 where we raised $5,544 at Overthrow NYC. We plan to continue fundraising efforts to advance our work and to support grassroots organizations doing great on the ground work. While the government continues to fail us, our people, in the diaspora and in the motherland, continue to rise to the challenge. It's up to us to take care of us! Pa'lante!
As we allocate funds we collect, we will be considering these five areas of concern:
Emergency first response supplies and shipping costs
Children and children services
Allocation of Funds
$1,000 - El Maestro, Inc. - for shipping of container on January 25th.
$1,200 - Federacion de Maestros - for aid distribution. Additionally, $20,000 worth of donated brand new bookbags was sent on the container for distribution to children.
$1,000 - Brigada Solidaria del Oeste - for purchase of supplies and distribution at the center of earthquake activity.
$500 - Colectiva Emoja - for purchase of supplies and distribution at the center of earthquake activity.
$1,000 - Comedor Comunitario Llorens Torres - for purchase of food to cook in affected areas.
$500 - Centro de Ayuda Mutua - Utuado
We will continue to raise and distribute monies based on most recent on the ground assessments and reportbacks. Pa'lante!
Thanks to your contributions, we were able to send the Federacion de Maestros $1.200 for their brigade to the earthquake affected areas in the south of our beloved island. We also shipped La Federacion $20,000 worth of bookbags and supplies for children. The shipping container was filled on January 25 at El Maestro in the Bronx. Please continue to donate so we can continue supporting organizations doing great on the ground work. Pa'lante mi gente!
Your tax-deductible donation to El Frente Education and Community Support Fund will help support critical causes across the archipelago. El Frente's fiscal sponsor is El Grito Inc, a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, EIN# 81-2129119.