Help Our Friends in Puerto Rico by Donating to the BiggerPockets Hurricane Relief Fund

by | BiggerPockets.com

Since hitting land on September 20, Hurricane Maria has wreaked havoc on Puerto Rico. The Category 5 hurricane directly hit the island in what many call a “catastrophic event” that wiped out infrastructure and that continues to leave most Puerto Ricans without electricity and clean water. Island residents are living with little to no cell service, limited access to medicine, and few unobstructed roads. Locals have described the scene as “apocalyptic.”

At BiggerPockets, we believe in supporting communities in need—and this is undoubtedly a time when our fellow Americans need us most. At almost 900,000 members strong, we at BiggerPockets hold the ability to make a difference in our own small way in the lives of the 3.4 million Puerto Ricans reeling from unprecedented destruction.

The BiggerPockets Hurricane Relief Fund

For those looking for a way to help Puerto Rico rebuild, we have set up the BiggerPockets Hurricane Relief Fund. Our goal is to raise $100,000, and any little bit helps in supporting our Puerto Rican friends as they face the long road to recovery ahead. One hundred percent of funds to go the American Red Cross.

We appreciate your generosity, and our thoughts go out to our many members affected by this devastating storm.

What You Should Know

  • To donate now, please visit biggerpockets.com/give.
  • Consider sharing this page or our donation page with your friends and family.
  • I will be matching the first $10,000 in donations.
  • We will feature the logo of any business that donates more than $1,000 in this article and on biggerpockets.com/give.
  • Any business with a donation over $3,000 will be mentioned on the BiggerPockets podcast—downloaded hundreds of thousands of times by active real estate investors.

We would like to thank corporate sponsor Memphis Invest for their generous support of this cause!

Any questions about our fund?

Leave your comments below.

About Author

Joshua Dorkin

Joshua Dorkin (@jrdorkin, Google+) founded BiggerPockets.com when he saw a need for free, trustworthy information about real estate investing online. Over the past 12 years, Josh has grown the site from self-funded hobby to full-time job and passion. Today, BiggerPockets brings together over 850,000 members, housing the world’s largest library of real estate content, iTunes’ #1 real estate podcast, and an array of analysis tools, all geared toward helping users succeed.

1 Comment

  1. Christopher Smith

    I think it would be great if the top folks running bigger pockets would kick this contribution effort off, leading by example if you will, with their own disclosed personal contributions. It would give the rest of us a great incentive join in.

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