Puerto Rico’s Governor Ricardo Rossello described hurricane Maria as “the most devastating storm in a century” and said that Maria had hit the island’s electricity grid so badly that it could take months to restore power. AMURT has volunteers in Puerto Rico and is appealing for donations.
The recent Central Mexico earthquake caused severe damage in the states of Puebla, Morelos and in the Greater Mexico City area. The local AMURT team in Cuernavaca has since then responded to the immediate crisis and distributed food, tents, blankets and toiletries and are asking for donations to keep the operation going.
Harvey began as a major category four hurricane – the first to make landfall in the US in 12 years. It triggered flooding and many areas could be uninhabitable for months. AMURT has volunteers in the area and are appealing for cash donations.
Food for All is a non-profit organization that strives to provide emergency food to those who are in temporary situations of need. Our clients are generally elderly citizens, handicapped, or single mothers with young children. Each week we accept referrals from social workers who have been contacted by individuals, and in some cases, we receive calls directly from individuals in need. Read more
AMURT has been involved with the hunger problem amongst the poor and the homeless in Los Angeles for the last 25 years. Our breakfast feeding through Mama D’s Kitchen is legendary amongst the folks of Skid Row. It makes a huge difference in their lives. The program is maintained entirely by volunteers and public donations. Read more
The most powerful Hurricane in the Caribbean in a decade passed over Haiti with devastating results. AMURT has a large team in Haiti who from the first day fanned out to remote communities to assess and assist. You can donate for these efforts here. Read more