Providing real time emergency assistance to people in crisis

Recent bstrong Missions

Paradise Fires – California

Hurricane Willa – Mexico

Hurricane Michael – Florida

Hurricane Florence – North Carolina

Ongoing Missions Include:

Australia Bushfires – Mission Outline

  • Sending first tranche of Miami Beach Firefighters (approx. 20 firefighters) to New South Wales to assist their fire services units. 
  • Will continue to send planes with firefighters until fires are contained.
  • Next team = 50 firefighters
  • Will continue to send teams on rotation.
  • Amassing fire gear from various fire departments in the US. Sending containers of gear to equip volunteer firefighters for the entire fire season, which continues for another 3 months in Australia.
  • Giving bstrong gift cards at shelters
  • Funding organizations working on the ground in Australia saving animals.

Amazon Fires

  • Supplied 400 volunteer firefighters with full gear. 
  • On ground for 3 months. 
  • Just sent a container to prepare 300 more firefighters for the next fire season (total of 700 sets of gear sent to firefighters)

Puerto Rico Earthquake

  • Cash cards distributed in Puerto Rico to people who lost their homes.
  • Our year-round 40,000 sq ft warehouse receives aid daily from the entire country, so we are always ready.
  • We collect, sort, palletize and ship. That alone is a full time enterprise. We are able to get the nation’s aid into the hands of the needy in real time within 48 hours of most events.

Hurricane Dorian

  • Delivered over 195,000 pounds of supplies to aid victims of Hurricane Dorian.
  • Assisted in over 850 evacuations.
  • 2.5 m lbs of aid sent to Bahamas in 14 ship loads.
  • Supplied aid to N. Abaco since Sept 3 (ongoing).
  • Rebuilding 3 main schools that will put 1000 children back in school
  • Repairing 700 homes that will put over 5,000 people back in their homes.
 

Recent Missions Include:

Hurricane Florence, 2018

  • Provided $25,000 in cash cards and aid to Hurricane Florence victims in North Carolina.
  • Supplied search and rescue teams with food and drinks. Supplied two shelters with food, toys for children, and supplies.

Hurricane Michael, 2018

  • Delivered a truck of aid and cash cards to Hurricane Michael victims in Florida.

Hurricane Willa, 2018

  • Delivered a truck of aid to the shelters in Nayarit Mexico within 48 hours after Hurricane Willa hit the coast.

California Fires, 2018

  • Woosley Fire, California: Delivered Cash Cards to members of the Boy’s and Girls Club of Malibu and residents of Angora
  • On ground for 9 months providing relief for the California fires. Over 300k in cash cards distributed.

Hurricane Irma & Maria, 2017

  • In 2017, supplied 55 donated planes with aid to the Caribbean after Hurricane Irma and Maria.
  • 106, 40 ft containers sent to 6 countries and 2 territories for Hurricane Irma.
  • Over 10 million pounds of supplies sent. 55 planes total. 
  • Filled and sent 86 containers to partner organizations Yonomequito & Third Wave Volunteers in Puerto Rico.
  • Sent 10 containers to the Virgin Islands, and a small ship with aid for Dominica, St Maarten and other countries.

Volcán de Fuego eruption, 2018

  • Assisted the people of Guatemala with three relief missions after Volcano De Fuego erupted.  Provided cash cards and aid at shelters.

Lower Puna Eruption, 2018

  • Delivered cash cards in Hawaii to the volcano and earthquake victims at two shelters in Puna.

Your Support Is Needed!

bstrong is Currently Providing Relief for Disasters Including the Australia Bushfires and Hurricane Dorian

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