Post Tagged with: "Puerto Rico"

Opening Our School Doors to Students Displaced by Hurricaine

Opening Our School Doors to Students Displaced by Hurricaine

International Leadership Charter High School is opening its doors to Puerto Rican students displaced by Hurricane Maria. The offer is only open to students entering the 9th and 10th grade. Call 718-562-2344 extension 404 for more information. 

Hurricane Relief for USVI, Puerto Rico

Hurricane Relief for USVI, Puerto Rico

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie hosted a hurricane relief drive for the US Virgin Islands and other islands in the Caribbean who have been devastated by Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

by · November 1, 2017 · Disaster Relief, News
Teamsters Aid Disaster Relief in Puerto Rico

Teamsters Aid Disaster Relief in Puerto Rico

New Podcast out on Teamsters’ work to create new NAFTA that helps workers, and keeps U.S. highways safe, plus catching up on our disaster relief efforts in Puerto Rico. The podcast features audio interviews of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa; […]

by · October 31, 2017 · Labor, News
NBC News: Trump Threatens To Pull FEMA Aid From Puerto Rico

NBC News: Trump Threatens To Pull FEMA Aid From Puerto Rico

NBC News is reporting that President Donald Trump stepped up his attacks on Puerto Rico and threatened to pull FEMA and military aid.

by · October 12, 2017 · Disaster Relief, News
A mother and daughter in Bedford Park seek food and water donations along Webster Avenue for hurricane victims in Puerto Rico and earth quake victims in Mexico.--Photo by David Greene

Gibson Urges Continued Hurricane Relief Donations

COUNCIL MEMBER GIBSON ENCOURAGES DONATIONS FOR HURRICANE MARIA RELIEF EFFORT This week, Council Member Vanessa L. Gibson reminded Bronxites, the people of Council District 16 and across New York City to continue making donations of items that are critically needed […]

Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray went to Bronx EMS Station 26 to make a hurricane relief-related announcement on Saturday, October 7, 2017. Credit: Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography Office.

New Mental Health and Recovery Efforts For Puerto Rico

NYC Well will collaborate with the national Disaster Distress Helpline to strengthen mental health outreach On Saturday, Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray joined will.i.am and the Black Eyed Peas in the Bronx to announce a new […]

by · October 8, 2017 · News
Bronxites donate needed food and clothing to island nations devastated by recent hurricanes.--Photo by David Greene

Links to Local Disaster Relief Efforts/Information

Links to Local disaster relief efforts/information Where interested Bronxites can make donations of cash, goods and supplies for hurricane/earthquake relief. 9/30 Southern Blvd Event English: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BwSZEkByApUeWXBOMHlBLWZEUnc Spanish: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BwSZEkByApUeWkgzVEYxb281TU0   Aspira https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BwSZEkByApUeRmI4YlpQQzMxNFk   Empire State Relief https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BwSZEkByApUeblRvQjZEbnU3a3M   FDNY https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BwSZEkByApUeTU1qUkNQdGVHek0   Gjonaj, Klein, […]

La Borinqueña ©2017, Somos Arte. Artwork: Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez (Penciler), Elliot Fernandez (Inker), Juan Fernandez (Colorist)

A Super Hero for Our Times: La Borinqueña, October 4

Arte de La Borinqueña A Collection of Fine Art Prints Curated by Edgardo Miranda Rodriguez. Opening Reception, Wednesday, October 4, 2017, 6 PM — Casita Maria Gallery, 928 Simpson St, 6 fl, The Bronx. On October 4, Casita Maria Center […]

Ponce Bank Offers Free Wire Transfers to Puerto Rico

Ponce Bank Offers Free Wire Transfers to Puerto Rico

The NYC Hispanic Chamber of Commerce announced this week that its member Ponce Bank will offer free wire transfers to Puerto Rico. Participating bank branches, addresses and phone numbers are listed below. Bronx Ponce De Leon Westchester Branch 2244 Westchester […]

Comptroller DiNapoli is pictured with some of the team presenting a check to the American Red Cross of Northeastern New York. Other funds will go to the Humane Society and Convoy of Hope. (Credit: OSC)

Bronx Political Round Up: Trump, Puerto Rico and urban farms

Diaz Calls Out Trump’s ‘Dereliction of Duty’ Over Puerto Rico On Monday, Bronx BP Ruben Diaz took President Trump to task over his tweets about the NFL and NASCAR while Puerto Rican Americans living in dire circumstances did not hear […]

Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands and Mexico Relief Drives

Donation Drive for Puerto Rico and Mexico El Museo del Barrio New York is encouraging to New Yorkers to donate supplies to one of the three locations listed below. Accepted items haven’t been specified but we assume that non-perishables, water, […]

by · September 30, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Community Events
Yankee great Mariano Rivera joined Steiner Sports Marketing CEO Brandon Steiner to assist disaster victims in Puerto Rico, Mexico and the Caribbean.

Yankee Great Mariano Rivera, Basketball Wives Star Evelyn Lozada Assist Disaster Victims

Mariano Rivera, Evelyn Lozada Team with Steiner Sports to Assist Relief Efforts in Puerto Rico, Mexico and the Caribbean Fans Are Encouraged to Continue to Assist by Donating Supplies at New Rochelle Steiner Warehouse New York Yankees all-time great Mariano […]

by · September 30, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Community Events, News
BronxNet Special Focuses on Hurricane & Earthquake Relief for Puerto Rico & Mexico

BronxNet Special Focuses on Hurricane & Earthquake Relief for Puerto Rico & Mexico

Bronx viewers will be able to check in on the progress being made in Puerto Rico and Mexico as relief pours in to Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria and into Mexico after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake. The one hour bilingual […]

by · September 27, 2017 · Uncategorized
Congressman jose Serrano supports JCPOA

Serrano Calls On Nation to Aid Puerto Rico

Earlier today, Bronx Congressman Jose Serrano conducted a telephone interview with the Bronx Chronicle. Calling the images and reports out of Puerto Rico “devastating,” Rep. Serrano has called on the nation to assist Puerto and the US Virgin Islands in […]

by · September 26, 2017 · News
Help Puerto Rico & Mexico!

Help Puerto Rico & Mexico — Donations Needed

 

by · September 26, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Community Events