Providing emergency assistance to people in crisis – an initiative in partnership with Global Empowerment Mission.
Texas Winter Blackout
#BStrong in partnership with Global Empowerment Mission is responding in the Texas Blackout first phase, by supplying Family Necessity Kits, containing:
- 20 lbs bag of rice
- Assortment of 1-2, 2 lbs bags of beans
- 1-2 lbs bag of oats
- Assortment of protein bars
- Immuse Immune Boosters
- Hydration Kits
- Hygiene supplies – dry shampoo, bars of soap, etc.
- 5 masks, gloves & large hand sanitizer
Hurricane ETA + IOTA
#BStrong in partnership with Global Empowerment Mission is responding in the first phase, disaster relief, by supplying and distributing supplies directly to the people in need.
GEMs on ground partners, Honduran non profit, Humanity and Hope United & Motorrad Angels and Guatemala’s Conred Agency will distribute needed supplies including water purification systems to the affected areas. In addition, our ground partners, Give to Colombia , and ProIsland will be distributing GEM supplies to Providence and Saint Katalina Colombia.
US Small Business Rebuild
#BStrong in partnership with Global Empowerment Mission mobilized to assist small business owners across the US.
We donated BStrong cash cards to over 100 small businesses to help assist them in rebuilding and reopening as they recover from the Coronavirus Pandemic.
February 2020 – Present
Due to the lack of PPE in the marketplace, BStrong worked directly with manufacturers and distributors to provide PPE to those on the frontlines of the Coronavirus Pandemic.
This initial program will run till December 2020.
- 2,397,213 PPE
- 1,215,155 MASKS
- 1,109,058 HAZMAT SUITS
- $19 MILLION IN AID, PPE, SHIPPING
- ALL 50 STATES, PLUS PUERTO RICO…580 FACILITIES
- 76 UPS TRUCKS
Puerto Rico Earthquakes
BStrong in partnership with GEM and our Puerto Rico ground partner, Yo No Me Quito, was on the ground within 48 hours of the January 7, 2020 earthquake.
BStrong in partnership with GEM and our networks, partners, and teams provided assistance to those in the NW Bahamas.
Hurricane Irma & Maria
Hurricanes Irma and Maria catastrophically damaged both the Caribbean and Florida. Maria was the tenth-most intense Atlantic hurricane on record, the worst natural disaster in Dominica in its recorded history, and the strongest to make landfall in Puerto Rico since 1928.
Paradise Fires – California
Hurricane Willa – Mexico
Hurricane Michael – Florida
Hurricane Florence – North Carolina
DISCLAIMER: All funds donated to Global Empowerment Mission through the BStrong partnership are restricted to the distribution and logistics of purchasing and delivering disaster relief supplies, sending rescue teams to disaster struck areas, and distributing gift cards to affected populations. 100% of BStrong donations go directly to helping individuals in disaster affected areas with no administrative or overhead expenses withdrawn. GEM is a registered 501(c)(3) charitable organization providing emergency disaster relief. www.globalempowermentmission.org