More than 100 families affected by Napa County wildfires receive gift cards, food boxes
Families drove up in their cars to the Napa County Fairground, where Global Empowerment Mission volunteers gave them boxes of food and gift cards provided by Calistoga Cares and the Sue Hostetler and Beau Wrigley Family Foundation.
Bear Fire survivors get help from global non-profit and local camp fire survivors
Action News Now spoke to the President of Global Empowerment Mission, Michael Capponi, to see how they stepped up. "Today it is 37 families directly effected, every single person lost everything. Homes burnt to ashes, we are giving them some financial assistance,” said Capponi.
WILDFIRE EVACUEE DONATIONS SUPPORT 100’S OF FAMILIES, SAY LOCAL ORGANIZERS
Camas, WA — When Jacquie Hill, owner of Body Bliss Yoga, decided to organize a donation center for regional wildfire evacuees, she had no idea the incredible response she’d get. Hill partnered up with Blake Brinker, a local Camas resident, who is working with the Global Empowerment Mission to ensure these supplies get to people who need them the most.
Dallas, Oregon, native uses connections to organize wildfire relief effort
Flynn Fournier,6, Link Fournier, 3, and Maverick Fournier, 8, receive gifts from Blake Brinker, care of the Brinker Family, BStrong and Global Empowerment Mission, at Scotts Mills City Hall in Scotts Mills, Oregon on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020.
Nonprofit gives gift cards, other supplies to people impacted by Oregon wildfires
The Global Empowerment Mission on Thursday kicked off a multi-town stop to offer help. The group is based in Florida and traveled to Oregon to help people impacted by wildfires. The group says it will be here for the long haul to help communities get back on their feet.
BStrong And GEM Donate PPE To Southampon, Greenport, And Stony Brook-Based Hospitals
Like with other recent catastrophic natural disasters, Bethenny Frankel is stepping up to help through her BStrong disaster relief initiative. While The Real Housewives of New York City alum has been sheltering in place in the Hamptons, and giving followers a glimpse into her daily routine on Instagram, she has also been leading an incredible effort to support those on the frontlines of the pandemic.
Know where COVID-19 is taking the most lives in your community
Rachel Maddow points out that since the federal government is not doing anything to help prevent the loss of lives at nursing homes and long-term care facilities where the coronavirus is doing the most damage, Americans should make themselves aware on a local level where these facilities are...
Bethenny Frankel praises Lily Collins after actress donates $20K to go towards masks amid COVID-19 crisis
Her disaster relief organization, BStrong, in partnership with Global Empowerment Mission, has already raised over $4.5 million in funds and has distributed $18 million worth of protective equipment nationwide for essential workers in need.