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9/29/2017 - Bridgeport Unites for Puerto Rico! Hurricane Maria Relief Efforts Throughout the City

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:

  1. Council of Churches -Convey of Hope

    Date: Ongoing

    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

  2. Greater Bridgeport United & Puerto Rican Parade of Fairfield County, Inc. Puerto Rico Relief

    Date: Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017

    Time: 9am-5pm

    Place: East Side Senior Center, 1053 E. Main Street

    Accepting monetary donations for the Red Cross

    For more information call (203) 371-0813

  3. 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

  4. El Flamboyan PR Relief Effort

    Date: ongoing

    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  

  5. Madrinas United 5th Annual Dance- Liceo Cubano

         Date: Friday, Oct. 6th

         Time: 7:30pm

         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