Special Forces Summit Fundraising Campaign

Every year at AVANT Special Forces Summit, they select a charity for the Trusted Advisor community to support and help make a difference in the world. Join AVANT Special Forces Summit this year to support BStrong.

Bethenny Frankel’s BStrong Initiative, operated by Global Empowerment Mission (GEM), launched in 2017 and has raised and distributed millions of dollars in cash and supplies for victims of natural disasters around the world.


COVID – 19

Provided millions of articles of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to 612 facilities in all 50 states.

  • 1,215,155 masks shipped
  • 1,109,058 hazmat suits shipped
  • $151,000 of #BStrong cash cards distributed


  • Hospitals and Clinics: 477
  • Police and Fire Depts: 26
  • Nursing Homes: 50
  • State Health Depts 8
  • Funeral Homes: 4
  • Military: 7 bases
  • Other: 40


  • 30 planes with emergency aid
  • 24 barges of supplies
  • 106 homes repaired
  • 3 schools built


  • $17,257,570 of supplies shipped
  • 6 Caribbean Countries served
  • 97 forty-foot containers of aid delivered
  • 55 planes with supplies
  • 340 evacuations

Your compassion enables us to work hand-in-hand with community partners located throughout the world and ensure the swift distribution of emergency relief.  We thrive on keeping you informed of your funding impact and invite you to follow our stats, accomplishments, and global progress on our social media channels. You can also visit the live updates section at www.globalempowermentmission.org