Six ways to help the Bronx fire victims right now
Global Empowerment Mission and BStrong are supplying GEM Bstrong Visa cards through its Bstrong Twin Parks Bronx Residents Fund. According to its fundraiser, 100 percent of all funds donated will be distributed among affected residents to assist them with short-term cash for emergency essentials.
Here's How to Help the Victims of the Bronx Apartment Fire
A number of nonprofit organizations have also launched initiatives dedicated to providing relief for survivors, such as the New York Division of the Salvation Army and BStrong, a charity founded by TV personality Bethenny Frankel, which has teamed up with Global Empowerment Mission to distribute 400 necessities kits and $100,000 in cash cards to displaced families
How to Help the Victims of the Deadly Bronx Fire
The Global Empowerment Mission has set up an online fundraiser to collect money for victims of the fire. The non-profit has so far committed $100,000 in cash cards for all the displaced apartment residents. They will also be providing kits of necessary items, such as food, water, and clothing, for each family.
Officials blame space heater for Bronx fire, say smoke may have spread because of open door
The city is collecting donations for displaced people through the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City, which will help provide emergency relief supplies for victims and families. Another group, Global Empowerment Mission, said it was working with charity BStrong to gather donations and deliver aid to the affected.
Relief Efforts Continue For Kentucky Tornado Victims
"My main concern after the tornado was, what my kids needed," said Paige Williams. Williams lost her home in Dawson Springs when the tornado swept through Dec. 10. Thankfully, she and her family were unharmed but their belongings were no longer there. The Global Empowerment Mission is stepping up to give back to those like Paige and her family who have lost everything.
Madisonville church offers supplies to tornado survivors
“It was very devastating to watch these things take place and to see the community hurting like that, and so we’ve jumped in and just tried to help out where we can,” Pastor Chris Manning said. They partnered with the Global Empowerment Mission, which had been helping other affected areas, and thought Hopkins County needed some help too.
South Floridians helping collect toys for children of families impacted by deadly Kentucky tornadoes
With the help of social media and the Global Empowerment Mission, three truckloads of toys were collected to help bring Christmas to children whose families were impacted by the tornadoes. The toys in Kentucky will be taken to Talon Falls Park, which has been decorated like Santa’s Enchanted Forest.
Louisville City FC and Racing Louisville join western Kentucky tornado relief efforts
Harding is a board member for the disaster relief nonprofit called Global Empowerment Missions. The group travels around the country providing assistance after natural disasters. Michael Capponi is president of GEM. His team has led response efforts on natural disasters like hurricanes and the condo collapse in Surfside, Florida.
Global Empowerment Mission hosts relief drive for tornado victims in Kentucky
MAYFIELD, KY. (WSVN) – Some much-needed aid from South Florida has arrived in Mayfield, Kentucky. Cars lined up outside Mayfield First Assembly of God, with people desperate for supplies. Many lost so much after tornadoes tore through their town, taking everything. The mission to help tornado survivors is being led by the Doral-based organization Global Empowerment Mission.
Global Empowerment Mission sending 10 semi-trucks with supplies to Kentucky tornado victims
DORAL, FLA. (WSVN) - As communities across Kentucky clean up from devastating tornadoes, a South Florida-based nonprofit is bringing help to those affected by the natural disaster. Michael Capponi, the founder of Global Empowerment Mission, has once again stepped up. He spoke with 7News on Tuesday about the organization’s ongoing relief efforts, and their ongoing efforts to collect cash donations.
Grupo del sur de Florida envía suministros a las áreas más afectadas por tornados mortales
DORAL, Fla. – Se están realizando esfuerzos en el sur de Florida para brindar asistencia y ayuda a las personas afectadas por los tornados mortales que han impactado a millones de personas. La organización local Global Empowerment Mission (GEM) se dirige a Kentucky para ayudar a los más necesitados tras los devastadores tornados.
South Florida Philanthropist Michael Capponi In Kentucky Helping With Tornado Relief Efforts
The Doral-based non-profit Global Empowerment Mission, run by South Florida philanthropist Michael Capponi, is also helping with relief efforts. Capponi and his team landed in Mayfield, Kentucky Sunday night. He said hundreds are in despair.
Global Empowerment Mission sends over $425K in supplies to Kentucky tornado victims
7News cameras on captured volunteers of the disaster relief nonprofit Global Empowerment Mission in Doral as they packed and sorted supplies that were shipped out Saturday afternoon. Michael Capponi, the organization’s founder, sent a message to the thousands of people who are now hurting.
South Florida Philanthropist Michael Capponi Prepares Supplies For Those Affected By Kentucky Tornadoes
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – After killer tornadoes swept through the Midwestern and Southern US overnight Friday, South Florida philanthropist Michael Capponi is preparing to help those most affected. Capponi is the founder of Global Empowerment Mission and Teams. Their mission is to provide disaster relief to aid those affected by disasters.
Doral Nonprofit Readies Supplies For Hard-Hit Kentucky After Tornadoes
Doral-based nonprofit, Global Empowerment Mission, packaged supplies Saturday to be sent to the disaster zone in Mayfield, Kentucky. Tornadoes affected at least five different states Friday, destroying buildings and leaving many people homeless or without power. At least 70 people were killed.
Ways to give and help survivors of the tornadoes in Kentucky, Illinois and elsewhere
Michael Capponi, founder of Global Empowerment Mission, a nonprofit organization based near Miami that helps people who have experienced natural disasters, headed to Mayfield, Ky., with a team and four trucks of goods to distribute.