How You Can Help
Learn more about how you can volunteer to aid in the recovery and relief efforts going on in Puerto Rico.
Every little bit counts. View a list of websites you can safely make a monetary contribution to help relief efforts in Puerto Rico.
Water and Utility Relief Initiatives
1,000 community water filtration systems will be distributed to Puerto Rico in the coming weeks through the Empire State Clean Water Fund.
New York is pledging $1 million to support the purchase of water filtration systems for households and communities that continue lack access to clean water.
On the Ground in Puerto Rico
To ensure that Puerto Rican residents have access to critical medical care, donated emergency medical supplies will be sent to specific hospitals & community health organizations.
Before departing, Governor Cuomo immediately made available more than 34,000 bottles of water, 9,600 ready to eat meals, 3,000 canned goods, and ten 10KW generators.
New help desks at JFK Airport will provide information about state resources and welcome passengers arriving from the hurricane-ravaged islands.