Bridgeport Unites for Puerto Rico!
Support Hurricane Maria victims by participating in one or all of the below.
Meeting for Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 2:30 p.m.
Senator Chris Murphy and Rep. Chris Rosario want to hear directly from families & friends of those currently in Puerto Rico, community leaders, and organizations leading relief efforts on how they can best be supportive with immediate, ongoing recovery efforts, as well as addressing the systematic issues that have long impacted the island on state and federal levels. Let’s all come together and have an important discussion on ways that we can work in solidarity to support Puerto Rico moving forward.
WHAT: What’s Next for Puerto Rico with Senator Chris Murphy & State Representative Chris Rosario
WHEN: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 2:30pm-4:30pm. The meeting will start at 3:00pm.
WHERE: Margaret E. Morton Government Center, 999 Broad Street, Bridgeport, CT
Relief efforts taking place throughout the City of Bridgeport
For more information about a particular fundraiser please contact the administrators of that particular project.
The efforts were published on the CTPost: http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Donations-being-accepted-for-Puerto-Rico-12233064.php
Council of Churches -Convey of Hope
Time: Drop off donations Monday 10am-1pm, Tuesday 7pm-9pm, Wednesday 10am-1pm & Sunday morning 8am-2:30pm
Place: Church of God Center of Life, 594 Harral Ave, Bridgeport, CT
Accepting monetary donations for Convey of Hope
For more information call Pastor Yolanda Hernandez (203) 449-4386
Greater Bridgeport United & Puerto Rican Parade of Fairfield County, Inc. Puerto Rico Relief
Date: Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017
Place: East Side Senior Center, 1053 E. Main Street
Accepting monetary donations for the Red Cross
For more information call (203) 371-0813
CTBPT United for PR Radio Telethon,
Date: Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017
Place: Sazon y Mambo, 1691 Main Street
Accepting cash or checks, water, feminine products, waterproof flashlights, medicine, powered milk for babies & adults, diapers, wipes, antibacterial wipes, generators, chainsaws for Puerto Rico’s Mayor’s Association Federation
For information call (203) 336-3636
For radio telethon call (475) 209-8788
El Flamboyan PR Relief Effort
Time: Drop off donations Monday- Friday 4pm-8pm
Place: 1001 E. Main Street, Bridgeport, CT
Accepting monetary donations, water, medicine, flashlights, batteries, baby food, candles, matches, medical equipment, bandages
For more information call Barbie at (203) 610-3056
Madrinas United 5th Annual Dance- Liceo Cubano
Date: Friday, Oct. 6th
Place: Liceo Cubano, 2790 Fairfield Ave, Bridgeport, CT
Tickets $20, Proceeds go to a non-profit for Puerto Rico
For more information please see flyer attached