VOICES FOR PUERTO RICO (Voces por Puerto Rico) is a nationwide grassroots humanitarian and nonpartisan initiative by Puerto Rican artists and influencers residing in the US to support rural and/or disconnected local communities affected in Puerto Rico by natural disasters and economic challenges.
Our mission is to identify and support non-profit local organizations working directly with the community to provide basic resources, including proven alternative solutions to housing, accessing solar energy as well as offering art, cultural and sports initiatives in an effort to promote emotional, physical and mental health.
THE YOUCARING VOICES FOR PUERTO RICO FUNDRAISER CAMPAIGN
VOICES FOR PUERTO RICO (Voces por Puerto Rico) launches a YOUCARING fundraising campaign to bring much needed financial resources directly to the people of Puerto Rico, who were most affected by Hurricane María. The announcement was made by Roselyn Sánchez and VOICES FOR PUERTO RICO co-founders, Mariem Pérez and Carlitos Ruiz (Calma Films, Inc), and Adriana Teresa Letorney (Visura.co).
Actress and activist Roselyn Sánchez, and her RS Events for Life, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization based in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, have joined forces with artists, media personalities, community and business leaders in the U.S. mainland to support the campaign.
Amongst its supporters are notable actors, producers, athletes and media entrepreneurs such as Academy Award-winner Benicio del Toro, Luis Guzmán, Gina Rodríguez, Justina Machado, Rosie Pérez, Freddy Rodríguez, Genesis Rodríguez, and Lisa Vidal; producer Norman Lear; Latin Grammy-nominated musician Oskar Cartaya; and professional athletes Kike Hernández and Yasiel Puig.
Our Voices: Roselyn Sanchez, Benicio del Toro, Gina Rodríguez, Luis Guzmán, Justina Machado, Freddy Rodriguez Genesis Rodriguez, Lisa Vidal, Kike Hernández, Yasiel Puig, Mariana Vicente, Rosie Pérez, Adria Arjona, Judy Reyes, Hemky Madera, Joyce Giraud, Ismael Cruz Córdoba, Jimmy Smits, Aimee García, Adam Rodriguez, Ektor Rivera, Jencarlos Canela, Jeimy Osorio, Amaury Nolasco, Ivonne Coll, Pili Montilla, Luis Antonio Ramos, Ana Ortiz, Esai Morales, Yara Martinez,... and You!
RS Events for Life will distribute the funds raised through the YOUCARING VOICES FOR PUERTO RICO campaign to identified non-profit organizations that fulfill our mission.
Can I mail a check? Yes. Checks to the VOICES campaign may be mailed to:
21700 Oxnard Street #950 Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Is the RS Event for Life a new fund?
No. RS Event for Life is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization, in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico that offers children in need support be for health issues, education or living conditions. The organization is also invested in helping control the overpopulation of stray dogs in the Island of Puerto Rico.
Where is the fund going to specifically?
Funds will go to local non-profit organizations in rural and disconnected towns in Puerto Rico, who are working directly with the community to provide basic resources, including proven alternative solutions to housing, accessing solar energy as well as offering art, cultural and sports initiatives in an effort to promote emotional, physical and mental health.
Below local non-profit organizations we have identified, already:
Account Manager Puerto Rico: Contact Name: Frankie Colon *offices are closed and he has no communication as of now. As soon as the office is back up and running we will add this information. In the meantime, please contact Monica Cabrera, the Account Manager in Los Angeles.
Please use hashtags: #voicesforpuertorico, #vocesporpuertorico, #IGiveMyVoice, #YoDoyMiVoz