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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
‘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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
"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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.”
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.
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