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Supporting Communities

Three LA firefighters with a hydration pack

Defy:Disaster & LAFDF Work to Provide Firefighters with Life Saving Equipment During Woolsey Fires.

Defy:Disaster, in partnership with generous donors and supporters, provided hydration packs to firefighters in response to the Woolsey Fire.

a teacher works with a young student at the Vimenti school in Puerto Rico

Somos Una Voz and Vimenti Launch Dual-Language School with Wraparound Services in Puerto Rico.

Somos Una Voz and Vimenti by Boys & Girls Club of Puerto Rico continue to rehabilitate communities after the devastation of Hurricane Maria. The launch of the Vimenti school will allow hundreds of children living in poverty, the opportunity and access to high-quality education.

the Salud Integral mobile pediatric clinic on a road in Puerto Rico

Somos Una Voz and Salud Integral en la Montaña Mobile Pediatric Clinic Provides Access to Medical Care After Hurricane Maria.

The Somos Una Voz and Salud Integral en la Montaña mobile pediatric clinic in action as it provides medical treatment, health education, and school supplies to children and families affected by the devastation of Hurricane Maria.

volunteers help rebuild a home in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

Somos Una Voz, Heart 9/11 and EIF Aid in Puerto Rico’s Recovery.

Soledad O’Brien goes inside Somos Una Voz (We are One Voice) to discover how their grants are continuing to rebuild Puerto Rico after the devastation of Hurricane Maria, the strongest storm to hit the island in 89 years. Hurricane Maria killed nearly 3,000 people, destroyed the island’s power grid, and left the land in ruins.

two people carrying a couch into a home after cleanup from Hurricane Maria

Somos Una Voz and Extra Bases Foundation Donate Home Essentials After Hurricane Maria.

Carlos Delgado, former professional baseball player and President of Extra Bases Foundation, takes us door to door as he donates home furnishings and appliances to families affected by Hurricane Maria.

an Indesovi employee installs solar panels in a home in Puerto Rico

Somos Una Voz and Indesovi Install Solar Power in Homes After Hurricane Maria.

Somos Una Voz program grantee, Indesovi, install solar power in the homes of those affected by Hurricane Maria. These installations will provide hundreds of families with long term disaster relief and risk mitigation for the future.

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