Puerto Rico aid suggestions


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A who’s who of politicians in the City of Newton recommends donations to these entities to help people in Puerto Rico:

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Contributions to these organizations will have a direct impact on the lives of those currently suffering.

Global Giving is the largest global crowdfunding community connecting nonprofits, donors, and companies in nearly every country. This fund provides relief to survivors in the form of emergency supplies like food, water, and medicine in addition to longer-term recovery assistance to help residents recover and rebuild. You can donate here.

Direct Relief‘s medical assistance programs equip health professionals working in resource-poor communities to meet the challenges of diagnosing, treating, and caring for people. Direct Relief is on the ground in Puerto Rico to provide direct assistance to the medical community. You can donate here. To donate to Puerto Rico, use the the drop-down menu.

Operation USA provides direct assistance to children and families affected by natural disasters. All donations at this time will directly help children and families as they recover. You can donate here. To donate to Puerto Rico, use the the drop-down menu.

We ask that you consider these organizations when looking to make a difference in the lives of those in Puerto Rico who need immediate assistance from their fellow citizens.

 

Sincerely,

 

Mayor Setti Warren

Senator Cynthia Creem
Representative Ruth Balser
Representative Kay Khan
Councilor Susan Albright
Councilor Jake Auchincloss
Councilor Lisle Baker
Councilor Dick Blazar
Councilor Vicky Danberg
Councilor Ruthanne Fuller
Councilor Lenny Gentile
Councilor Ted Hess Mahan
Councilor David Kalis
Councilor Alison Leary
Councilor Scott Lennon
Councilor Rick Lipof
Councilor Emily Norton
Councilor John Rice
School Committee Member Diana Fisher Gomberg
Newton Democratic City Committee
Newton Republican City Committee

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