Hurricane Maria Relief Fund







Just two days after Hurricane Maria entered through Puerto Rico destroying everything in its path, members of the diaspora have come together to find ways they could assist their friends and relatives. The American Red Cross has indicated that as generous as it may be to collect personal goods and donations, it becomes very challenging to transport individual boxes of goods and get it to the people that need it the most. Therefore, it is best to collect funds and provide it to local organizations that already have local ties with the most vulnerable populations and will ensure the money goes to the right people.

To this end, UPRAA has established a Disaster Relief Fund for Puerto Rico to offer all alumni and Friends Abroad an opportunity to donate.  All funds collected will be channeled to the Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration’s United for Puerto Rico relief efforts.

In an Island where people have lost their homes and entire communities have been displaced, any contribution you can make will help make the difference. Thanks for your donation.


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9 Responses
  1. Rebeca Mojica

    Contributed in honor of my father, Carmelo Mojica, who passed away 12 years ago. He was always so proud to have graduated from University of Puerto Rico. Thank you for doing this, and my best to you all. Puerto Rico se levanta!

  2. Pedro N. Rivera

    Time to help our island and all our people in any way we can. We should all pray for love, patience, courage and common sense to prevail during the long days ahead

  3. Reggie & Karen NNK, VA

    Prayers abound. May God have mercy on the peoples of PR in the aftermath of this terrible calamity. May the nation rise up to help in all manners needed.

    Reggie & Karen Ray (USA-Ret)

  4. Catherine Anthony-Adair

    I was an exchange student at UPR 1995-1996 and I loved the people so much! It was the best year of my life. I am so sad for the people of PR, I hope our contributions help.

  5. Vince Vilker

    Our hearts and wishes go to all the people we met while visiting the FDA Laboratory. May this small contribution to UPR help foster the great and proud PR scientific community.

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