The NJSBA stands in solidarity with the citizens of Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and Caribbean islands that are again facing a humanitarian crisis in the aftermath of Hurricane Fiona. If you are looking to help those that were affected by Hurricane Fiona, here are some avenues:
The Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey, together with the New Jersey Hispanic Bar Foundation (NJHBF), is collecting donations to support recovery and local relief efforts in Puerto Rico. All monetary donations made to HBA-NJ will go to the Hispanic Federation’s relief efforts, which include Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic.
Direct Relief is providing desperately needed medical supplies to health care providers in Puerto Rico to treat injuries stemming from Fiona’s damage.
Taller Salud is a women-led nonprofit that is coordinating hurricane relief efforts across the island, accepting donations of items such as nonperishable food, adult and baby diapers, gallons of water, toiletries and more.
The Foundation for Puerto Rico was created to "unleash Puerto Rico's potential in the global economy."
Now, the organization plans to prioritize relief in the wake Hurricane Fiona, calling for donations and volunteers.
Mercy Chefs is a nonprofit organization which provides hot meals to disaster victims around the world. Mercy Chefs has deployed to Puerto Rico to provide hot meals to victims of the deadly hurricane.