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Habitat for Humanity to Aid More Than 6,000 Families in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico in Long-Term Housing Recovery

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HOUSTON, October 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Habitat for Humanity is commencing the long-term phase of its Habitat Hammers Back hurricane recovery initiative, pledging to help more than 6,000 families across regions impacted by hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.

The nonprofit housing leader is seeking to raise $100 million to support the repair, rebuilding and new construction of homes to assist low- and moderate-income families in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico.

The Arbor Day Foundation Launches National Campaign to Restore Forests and Communities Ravaged by Recent Hurricanes

The Arbor Day Foundation sets goal of five million trees to public and private lands in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico restoring lost tree canopies
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LINCOLN, Neb., October 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Arbor Day Foundation unveiled a brand-new hurricane tree recovery campaign today to get millions of trees back in the ground in the wake of hurricane devastation in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico. The initiative — which will engage and mobilize public and private partners — aims to plant and distribute 5 million trees over the next five years. The Arbor Day Foundation is already engaging with city and state leaders to ensure long-term recovery across the affected regions.  

Bacardi Helps with Puerto Rico Recovery as It Opens First “Stop & Go” Community Relief Center

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Bacardi opened its first “Emergency Stop & Go” community relief center in Cataño, Puerto Rico, on October 2. The center provides a safe place for those in the neighboring communities to the BACARDI rum facility to come daily for food, water, medical care, government services and activities.

Learn more via http://goo.gl/JFwiZB

Help Puerto Rico and Hurricane Maria Relief Efforts

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The people affected by Hurricane Maria are in desperate need of aid. The Category 4 storm which struck Puerto Rico on September 20 has caused massive destruction and left 3.5 million people in crisis. A vast majority of the island is still without power. Food and fuel is scarce.
 

JetBlue and Atlas Air Send More Than 110 Tons of Supplies to Assist in Recovery Efforts in Puerto Rico

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-- Atlas Air Worldwide Donates a 747 Cargo Aircraft to Transport Supplies from New York to San Juan --

-- As Part of 100x35JetBlue, JetBlue’s Plan for 100 Days, 35 Ways of Caring for Puerto Rico, Governor Cuomo, Food Bank For New York City, American Red Cross and the Afya Foundation Join In Effort To Send Food and Supplies --

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-- Atlas Air Worldwide Donates a 747 Cargo Aircraft to Transport Supplies from New York to San Juan --

-- As Part of 100x35JetBlue, JetBlue’s Plan for 100 Days, 35 Ways of Caring for Puerto Rico, Governor Cuomo, Food Bank For New York City, American Red Cross and the Afya Foundation Join In Effort To Send Food and Supplies --

100x35JetBlue: Join Us in Caring for Puerto Rico and the Caribbean

By Icema Gibbs
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The stories of devastation and desperate need coming out of Puerto Rico are heartbreaking. With a massive emergency response urgently needed and recovery efforts expected to take months (if not years), JetBlue has established a new program to help our crewmembers, customers and neighbors in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean: 100x35JetBlue.

JetBlue Leverages Assets to Create Long-Term Hurricane Relief

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It’s been over three weeks since Hurricane Maria made landfall, leaving a path of destruction in its wake.  As the tenth-most intense Atlantic hurricane on record, the storm devastated Puerto Rico, completely destroying the island's power grid and leaving all 3.4 million residents without electricity.

Ellen DeGeneres Announces Wells Fargo’s Additional Funding for Puerto Rico

After a previous $200,000 donation, Wells Fargo is donating an additional $250,000 to support relief efforts in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria.
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Ellen DeGeneres announced on the Sept. 29 episode of her television show that Wells Fargo will donate $250,000 to support relief efforts in Puerto Rico. The funding will help immediate and long-term recovery efforts in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria hit the island as a Category 4 storm on Sept. 20. Habitat for Humanity® of Puerto Rico is the primary beneficiary of the funding.

Daddy Yankee to Raise $1.5 Million for Habitat for Humanity’s Hurricane Recovery Efforts in Puerto Rico

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ATLANTA, October 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ – In response to the tragic devastation caused by Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico native, rapper, producer and “Despacito” singer Daddy Yankee has pledged a personal donation of $250,000 and to raise an additional $1.5 million toward Habitat for Humanity’s plans to help Puerto Ricans repair and rebuild in the aftermath of the storm.

20K Meals and Critical Supplies Delivered to Puerto Rico to Aid in Disaster Relief

Donation kicks off Food Bank For New York City’s campaign calling for New Yorkers to support hurricane recovery
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NEW YORK, October 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Last week, Food Bank For New York City sent approximately 20,000 meals and critical supplies to its sister food bank, Banco de Alimentos de Puerto Rico. JetBlue and its partner, Atlas, delivered the items to Puerto Rico, where they’ll be distributed to victims of Hurricane Maria.

Packages that included bottled water, shelf stable food, and other needed supplies, like diapers and feminine hygiene products, were wrapped and made ready for distribution before being loaded into trucks headed for JFK Airport. 

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