Disaster Relief From Crypto… Last fall, not long before Hurricane Florence ravaged North Carolina, our team at NeedsList was scheming with folks over at MakerDAO on how to allow the deployment of cryptocurrency to support local response to rapid-onset disasters. We launched a fund through which individuals and companies could donate Dai, MakerDAO’s stablecoin soft-pegged to the U.S. […]
Hope Heroes is making a real difference in Florida after Hurricane Michael. We are saving lives, feeding entire towns, providing crucial supplies, and giving residents hope. But we are running out of support fast and we need your help.
Hope Heroes is making a real difference. We are saving lives, feeding entire towns, providing crucial supplies, and giving residents hope. But we are running out of support fast and we need your help.
Donations came in from Vermonters across the entire state for storm victims.
Sara Akers responded quickly to her desire to help the victims of Hurricane Florence. She managed to launch a statewide relief effort in less than 24 hours.
Barre, Vermont, resident Sara Akers organizes a supply drive and delivery in partnership with Hope Heroes.
“We found Hope Heroes, which is a nonprofit organization in Illinois that specializes in helping out people in disaster zones,” Akers said. “I’ve been in contact with their executive director and talking about how to get this all together. Hope Heroes is going to be able deliver the supplies to people affected.”
Though the “worst case scenario” was avoided as Hurricane Lane collapsed during its incredibly slow approach to Hawaii, it still dropped record amounts of rain on the eastern side of the Big Island. In fact, it dropped over 50 inches in a community 15 miles southwest of Hilo, making it the third-highest in rainfall records […]