Convoy of Hope Reported By: Convoy of Hope Department Poster
  • August 21, 2020 | 11:15 a.m.

    Springfield, Mo. Thanks to the help of our supporters, Convoy of Hope has been able to serve Puerto Ricans impacted by Tropical Storm Isaias that blew through the island on July 30. More than 131,000 meals were distributed in the community of Mayaguez this week, as well as thousands of gallons of water and hygiene kits. None of this would have been possible without the support of our friends and donors, and our incredible partnership with Caribbean Produce.

    Family Food Boxes distributed: 1,260

    Meals distributed: 131,040

    Lb of Food distributed: 63,000

    Hygiene Kits distributed: 1,440

    Gallons of Water distributed: 4,563

    Families served: 1,260

    Individuals served: 5,040

  • August 13, 2020 | 3:30 p.m.

    Springfield, Mo. Tropical Storm Isaias brought torrential rains and flooding to Puerto Rico. Preliminary flood damage to the municipality of Mayagüez was estimated at $14 million. In the immediate aftermath of the storm, about 448,000 people were without power and about 200,000 people did not have access to any water.

    Convoy of Hope has initiated a response in Puerto Rico. Our team on the island will be purchasing water and food to distribute to the areas in need. We also are providing a container full of food to a local food bank so they can serve those in need. We also have supplies prepositioned on the island so we can quickly distribute them.

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