Stamford resident spends months in Ukraine providing aid through nonprofit USA For Ukraine
News 12

Stamford resident spends months in Ukraine providing aid through nonprofit USA For Ukraine

In partnership with Global Empowerment Mission, Livintenko says they've been able to get schools in areas like Bucha back up and running. "There were seven schools, and they were repaired in three months," says Livintenko.
Here's What You Can Donate to Help Ian Victims in Southwest Florida
NBC 6 South Florida

List: Here's What You Can Donate to Help Ian Victims in Southwest Florida

The Global Empowerment Mission is asking for donations to send to residents of the Gulf Coast who were impacted by Ian. NBC 6’s Victor Jorges reports
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WSVN

GEM distributes supplies, water to residents of Fort Myers

The Global Empowerment Mission handed out supplies to the west coast city, as residents woke up to the aftermath of the storm, Friday morning. Food and water were distributed to those without shelter after their homes were demolished by the hurricane’s strong winds.
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Fox News

Aid group racing to bring supplies to areas devastated by Hurricane Ian

Global Empowerment Mission president Michael Capponi discusses his efforts to bring aid to Floridians in need in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian.
GEM distributes supplies, water in Fort Myers
WSVN

GEM distributes supplies, water in Fort Myers; Opa-Locka food truck serves residents of Naples

In Fort Myers, the Global Empowerment Mission handed out supplies Friday morning, as residents woke up to the aftermath of the storm. Food and water were distributed to those without shelter after their homes were demolished by the hurricane’s strong winds.
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Fox News

Amid Hurricane Ian, Bethenny Frankel, BStrong distributing truckloads of emergency items to Florida cities

Alongside BStrong’s partner, nonprofit organization Global Empowerment Mission, Frankel said they’ve been "sadly, very prepared" for this tragedy.
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Ev TV

Levine Cava agradeció ayuda de ONG para asistir a familias afectadas por Ian

La alcaldesa del condado de Miami-Dade, Daniella Levine Canva, aplaudió la ayuda humanitaria por parte de la organización sin fines de lucros, Global Empowerment Mission, con la finalidad de asistir de las familias afectadas por el huracán Ian.
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MLB

MLB, Mets, Red Sox providing assistance in aftermath of Hurricane Fiona

The Mets organization has also pledged its support. The Amazin’ Mets Foundation, along with Mets players and coaches, will partner with Team Rubicon and Global Empowerment Mission to help in the relief efforts in Puerto Rico. Francisco Lindor has committed a $50,000 donation to Team Rubicon, while Mets owner and president of the Amazin’ Mets Foundation, Alex Cohen, will match that gift through the foundation. AMF will also match up to $50,000 for the Global Empowerment Mission.
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Miami Herald

Ian’s path of ruin: Sanibel bridge severed, Gulf Coast cities flooded, at least 12 dead

By Friday morning, Next Level is expected to transform into a hub for distributing supplies from one of the Miami area’s leading relief groups, Global Empowerment Mission, run by former nightlife mogul Michael Capponi. “We’ve already sourced 10,000 mattresses from another nonprofit. They’re in North Carolina and we’re going to be trucking them down here,” Capponi said.
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El Nuevo Herald

Ian sería el huracán más letal de Florida, su paso dejó una estela de destrucción y muerte

Michael Capponi, fundador de Global Empowerment Mission, organización que proporciona ayuda lo más rápidamente posible en caso de desastre en todo el mundo, dijo en un comunicado que se han enviado dos camiones enormes de 18 ruedas llenos de miles de kits con alimentos, artículos de tocador, entre otros muchos productos.
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Sun Sentinel

Statewide first responders including government and nonprofit aid organizations from South Florida rushed to Florida's Gulf Coast to assist with recovery efforts from Hurricane Ian.
Sozahdah Sisters Raise Over $170,000 for Global Empowerment Mission and Bayat Foundation
The knockturnal

Sozahdah Sisters Raise Over $170,000 for Global Empowerment Mission and Bayat Foundation

The gala raised funds and awareness for refugee women and children, totaling over $170,000 benefitting the Bayat Foundation and Global Empowerment Mission — two international organizations working to end the global refugee crisis.
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Washington Post

Journey inside Pakistan’s flood zone reveals how poorest were hit hardest

Humanitarian workers with Global Empowerment Mission — one of the few international groups operating deep inside the flood zone — tried to pull up close enough to hand over bags of rice, cooking oil, sugar and tea, but the scene grew violent. Men, women and children jostled for the goods. Some fell into the swampy muck. Police escorts tried to calm the crowd, but it had grown too big and pushed the police back.
Florida rescue crews, aid groups rush to jump-start recovery from Hurricane Ian
Sun Sentinel

‘Paradise lost’: Florida rescue crews, aid groups rush to jump-start recovery from Hurricane Ian

In the meantime, the Global Empowerment Mission, a disaster relief organization based in Doral, sent two 18-wheelers filled with thousands of “family necessity kits” bearing food and toiletries and other supplies such as tarps. Patrick Lynch, the chief development officer, said the association is setting up a Fort Myers distribution hub which should become active by late Friday morning.
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Sun Sentinel

How to help Florida victims of Hurricane Ian

This nonprofit started with a mission to help people during the 1999 Kosovo Crisis and has continued through the years trying “to bridge the gap between first response and sustainable development,” according to its website. Currently, GEM is helping people affected by both Hurricane Ian and Hurricane Fiona. If you have supplies you’d like to donate — everything from nonperishable food and water to first aid kits and tents — there is a drop-off donation at 1810 NW 94th Ave., Doral.
South Florida law enforcement, fire rescue deploy crews to southwest Florida
Local 10

South Florida law enforcement, fire rescue deploy crews to southwest Florida

The organization’s leader, Michael Capponi, says they’ve been ready to help for several days, waiting for the right moment to hit the road. The Global Empowerment Mission helps people in disaster zones internationally, such as in Ukraine and Haiti, as well as domestically. The Florida Disaster Fund to support Florida’s communities impacted by Hurricane Ian has been activated.
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El Vocero

Logan Paul reparte suministros a los pueblos de la montaña

“La semana pasada nos ofrecimos como voluntarios con @globalempowermentmission, quienes ayudaron a llevar alimentos, agua y artículos de higiene a más de 1,000 familias en la región de Utuado y Jayuya en Puerto Rico. Nuestras esperanzas y oraciones continúan con los afectados por el huracán”, escribió Lacroix en su cuenta de Instagram.
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Fox News

Hurricane Ian downgraded to Category 2, but Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis warns troubles not over

The Global Empowerment Mission, a disaster relief nonprofit located in Doral, Florida, is sending trucks full of humanitarian supplies to help those impacted by Hurricane Ian.
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WFLA

Global Empowerment Mission Sending Hurricane Relief Kits To The Gulf Coast

The Gulf Coast getting some much needed help from Miami. The Global Empowerment Mission is sending 3 trucks per day from it's hub in Miami to hurricane shelters in Naples and Ft. Myers. President Michael Capponi says they're bringing some much needed relief supplies. He says they're also sending survival kits to Hurricane Fiona victims in Puerto Rico.
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CBS News

South Florida efforts underway to help victims of Hurricane Ian

"This is a really big deal, this is gonna be like the Katrina of Florida, unfortunately," Michael Capponi, Global Empowerment Mission Founder, and President said. Capponi's team was about 30 miles outside of Naples when he talked with CBS...
South Florida efforts underway to help victims of Hurricane Ian
CBS News

South Florida efforts underway to help victims of Hurricane Ian

"This is a really big deal, this is gonna be like the Katrina of Florida, unfortunately," Michael Capponi, Global Empowerment Mission Founder, and President said. Capponi's team was about 30 miles outside of Naples when he talked with CBS4. They sent him video of areas of Collier County completely overtaken by water and showing the difficulty in setting up to get supplies. "Every house is already this much underwater so our team is doing recon, they're following behind the eye," he said.
South Florida responds to Ian’s west coast devastation from food to rescue teams
WSVN

South Florida responds to Ian’s west coast devastation from food to rescue teams

The Global Empowerment Mission is quick to respond, working around the clock, even before Ian made landfall, Wednesday afternoon. Pallets of supplies were loaded into big rigs in what will be a massive effort in the days and weeks to come.
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Vechirniy

У Ворзелі запрацювала амбулаторія, яку почали ремонтувати до війни

Завдяки американській організації Global Empowerment Mission та волонтерам ГО «Якість Життя» спільними зусиллями приміщення до відкриття після капітального ремонту підготували, як і обіцяли рік тому.
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My Kyev Region

Міжнародний фонд GEM і "Якість життя" відремонтували у Бучанській ОТГ три амбулаторії

Амбулаторії після місячної окупації рашистами були понівечені, але фонд Global Empowerment Mission (GEM) разом із ГО "Якість життя" допомігли їх відновити.
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Miami Dade Gov

Miami-Dade County to accept donations for Hurricane Fiona relief efforts

Following the devastation brought by Hurricane Fiona, Miami-Dade County, in partnership with Global Empowerment Mission (GEM), will be accepting donations for the relief efforts in order to assist those impacted by the storm. Three drop-off locations, including two Miami-Dade Fire Rescue (MDFR) fire stations and the GEM warehouse, have been set up to receive donations starting Friday, Sept. 23 through Monday, Oct. 3.
Deborah Souverain reports Global Empowerment Mission is sending 1,700 family necessity kits
CBS Miami

South Florida organization sending relief supplies to Puerto Rico

Deborah Souverain reports Global Empowerment Mission is sending 1,700 family necessity kits.
Fundación #Yonomequito une fuerzas con GEM BStrong para ayudar a los afectados por el huracán Fiona
El Vocero

Fundación #Yonomequito une fuerzas con GEM BStrong para ayudar a los afectados por el huracán Fiona

La fundación #Yonomequito anunció hoy que están activando sus esfuerzos de respuesta de emergencia debido al paso del huracán Fiona. Una vez más, unirán fuerzas con Global Empowerment Mission (GEM), una organización sin fines de lucro dedicada a restaurar la esperanza y las oportunidades en la vida de los más afectados por los desastres naturales.
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Konkurent

Деокупована Харківщина: емоції, враження та подяки

Але цього разу наша гуманітарна місія була значно масштабнішою. Ми вперше повезли допомогу в компанії наших партнерів з Global Empowerment Mission та організацією "Якість життя" з Київщини. Таким чином, разом ми завезли у звільнені громади Харківщини втричі більше пакунків та допомогли значно більшій кількості родин.
South Florida relief groups, residents set to aid Puerto Rico after Fiona devastation
Local 10

South Florida relief groups, residents set to aid Puerto Rico after Fiona devastation

Chief Operating Officer of Global Empowerment Mission Emily Fullmer spoke with Local 10 News about their latest relief efforts. “We’re packing boxes with family necessity kits, so we already had those pre-positioned,“ said Fullmer. “But as soon as they go out the door, we want to make sure those are backfilled in case there’s another disaster nearby.”
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New York Times

One Big Problem for Ukraine Is Clear: Glass

Russian bombs. Soaring energy costs. Severed trade links. It’s getting hard to fix all the shattered windows in Ukraine, and winter is coming. “A simple $100 window can prevent an entire family from freezing this winter,” said Michael Capponi, the founder of Global Empowerment Mission, an aid group that has installed thousands of windows in Ukraine.
South Florida Offers Hurricane Relief to Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic
NBC 6 South Florida

South Florida Offers Hurricane Relief to Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic

GEM in Doral begins to send supplies to Puerto Rico as hurricane Fiona’s rain hits island
WSVN

GEM in Doral begins to send supplies to Puerto Rico as hurricane Fiona’s rain hits island

DORAL, FLA. (WSVN) - Hurricane Fiona has caused an emergency of flooding in Puerto Rico. Many were rushed out of their homes and now left in dire need of aid, so South Florida is answering the call for help, as one organization is among those who are sending support to those affected. Global Empowerment Mission is a nonprofit organization out of Doral stepping up to help those in P