iCrowdNewswire Nov 16, 2020 9:40 AM ET
A HECATOMB IN HONDURAS:
HELP HONDURAS RECOVER FROM MULTIPLE HURRICANES
- The United States Minority Chamber of Commerce Foundation is hosting a coordination call for members, partners, companies, and individuals that want to support the humanitarian relief efforts, due to Hurricanes Eta and Iota, this emergency started on November 5thwith Hurricane Eta, and now with Hurricane Iota.
- Never underestimate the power of the U.S. minority private sector to rise up to any challenge in providing support during this disaster with compassion relief programs
- We have key partners who are actively responding, to provide the immediate needs in Honduras as well as the long-term outlook for recovery.
Miami, Florida. November 16, 2020. The United States Minority Chamber of Commerce (U.S. MCC) is pleased to announce it is joining forces with the U.S. private and public sector organizations in providing immediate support to Honduras with humanitarian assistance to families and communities devastated by Hurricanes ETA and IOTA. Walmart, The Home Depot, Target are among the initial group of companies making a commitment to help Operation HOPE-Honduras recovery initiative.
The Chamber’s goals are to provide immediate humanitarian support to the families, economic revitalization, and programs to survivors of Hurricane ETA and IOTA on-the-ground. The effort will provide a solid layout of distribution and coordination in Honduras as follows:
- Many corporations have stepped forward to be part of the relief for efforts, including American Airlines, Aetna, Amazon, Boeing, Caterpillar, Wells Fargo, Coca-Cola, Lowe’s, Goya, and others fortune 1000.
- The Chamber is coordinating with Anheuser-Busch InBev to send drinking water.
- The Chamber is receiving donations such as tents, blankets, and solar energy products
- The Chamber is organizing groups of doctors, nurses, first responders, electricians, and infrastructure specialists to rebuild bridges, hospitals, schools, and roads.
- The Chamber is organizing an economic revitalization project named “MentoringHonduras” for producers-farmers with seeds, tools, equipment donations with assistance for grants and loans with U.S. partners.
“Honduras is the heartbreaking evidence of the long-term devastation that is produced by hurricanes like Eta and Iota. Rebuilding takes far longer than anyone would like, and it takes far more resources than local governments can provide to the communities and businesses. We need deeper, sustained commitment from our American Enterprise and beyond”, stated Doug Mayorga, President of the Board of Directors and Founder of the United States Minority Chamber of Commerce.
“We are happy to announce that we will be partnering with the United States Minority Chamber of Commerce to provide logistical support and assistance in coordinating relief efforts for the people affected by Hurricanes Eta and Iota in Honduras”, said Mr. Robert Titus, CEO of Titus Commercial Laundry.
“ We are very happy to partner with United States Minority Chamber of Commerce in offering our VIRI-007 an All-In-One Product used as a Sanitizer, Disinfectant, Cleaner, Deodorizer, Fungicide and Virucide to this humanitarian cause helping to Honduras”, said Mrs. Gloria Killens-Hadley, Director of Marketing Operations for Magnify Company.
The Chamber has two locations for delivery:
Miami Warehouse location for delivery:
7813 NW 67 Street
Miami, Florida 33166
ATT: United States Minority Chamber / Sandra Cassasola – Protocol Director- 786-617-4818
Pensacola Warehouse location for Delivery:
6629 Elva Street
Milton, Florida 32570
ATT: United States Minority Chamber of Commerce/ Ph 850-626-2228/ Ext 2000/
About the United States Minority Chamber of Commerce Foundation: A private, non-partisan, was purposefully created to help low-income communities with headquarters in Miami, and operation centers in Washington, DC, Los Angeles, New York, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Honduras, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, and Colombia. Since the year 2000, providing conferences, connections and facilitating trade, International cooperation, and investments in the Americas. The Chamber and its humanitarian partners have joined with elites members like Walmart, The Home Depot, leading brands such as Target, and Google to launch a campaign that seeks to turn all large, medium-small business into real support for communities affected by humanitarian crises like the Honduras Hurricane disasters.
The U.S. MCC Foundation is committed to investing 100% of donations amongst the most critically affected communities; the humanitarian goals focus on food/agriculture, clean water, and fuel/renewable energy initiatives. The Chamber is passionate about helping our members become successful, not only in business development but also in compassion and solidarity. All minority companies – large and small, from a wide range of industries and locations, are encouraged to participate in the Chamber’s humanitarian efforts. All donations are tax-deductible. For more information: www.minoritychamber.net
To coordinate help assistance:
1111 Brickell 10th Floor
Miami, Florida 33131
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