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Help Puerto Rico

HELP FOR PUERTO RICO Puerto Rico is suffering its history's biggest natural disaster. While still recovering from Hurricane Irma two weeks prior, Hurricane Maria completely destroyed the island's power grid, leaving all 3.4 million residents without electricity for an indefinite period of time. Communication networks are crippled across the island, approximately 80 percent of the territory's agriculture is lost due to the hurricane, and less than

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Hurricane Harvey

  HELP PEOPLE AFFECTED BY HURRICANE HARVEY!     Hurricane Harvey makes heavy landfall in Texas, causing major flooding throughout towns and cities. The Lone Star State is facing catastrophic flooding and devastation, including greater Houston area.   In collaboration with Enes Kanter Foundation, Embrace Relief is launching a relief campaign to help victims and families affected by Hurricane Harvey in Texas. Please support

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Chicago Education Fund

  CHICAGO EDUCATION FUND   Embrace Relief will be establishing a scholarship fund for college Students. As many of you know, Embrace Relief is dedicated to assisting our local communities in need and helping those who are financially struggling. The cost of higher education in the United States is incredibly high and is only continuing to rising, making it even more difficult for a growing number of people. According to the College Board,

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ALEX AND HIS 39 FRIENDS

ALEX AND HIS 39 FRIENDS WANT TO GO TO SCHOOL!   Our new education campaign for Haiti aims to send 40 Haitian children in need to school Meet Alexander Bonhomme. Alexander is 11 years old and is an eager student in Haiti. But he and his classmates need your help. The education statistics facing young Alexander are startling. In Haiti, according to a 2013 World Bank study, only half of all primary school-aged children attend school. Of this, about

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Embrace the Newcomers

Embrace the Newcomers Campaign supports the new arrivals to the United States! These newcomers to America are fleeing persecution or fear of persecution in their homeland. They are often coming to the US in desperate times, often leaving family, friends, homes, jobs, and savings.   As wars, conflict, and persecution worldwide continue to unfold, the number of people displaced within their country or having fled internationally reached approximately

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WORLD WATER DAY ’17

World Water Day, on 22 March every year, is about taking action to tackle the water crisis in the world.   One of the sustainable development goals of the UN for 2030 is to ensure everyone has access to safe water. Unfortunately, 1.8 billion people use a source of drinking water contaminated with faeces today, putting them at risk of contracting cholera, dysentery, typhoid and polio.   To help alleviate this problem, Embrace Relief has

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Coins for Kids

“Coins for Kids,” is a chapter project that empowers children to help other kids in communities with great needs. Children are asked to raise money that will be used for Embrace Relief projects that support kids’ educations. We believe that it is important to teach kids how to give back and who to give back to at a young age, so as they grow and become more independent, they will continue to be philanthropic. As they learn and understand that

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