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Puerto Rico 2019

$1,413
16%
Raised toward our $8,350 Goal
6 Donors
Project has ended
Project ended on February 08, at 09:31 AM EST
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$3.40

without power after the storm

3.4 million residents of Puerto Rico were without power after Hurricane Maria hit the island on September 20, 2017

$25

Helpers

The number of people from UB School of Law who have flown to Puerto Rico since January 2018 to provide "helpful help" to people there.

$55

Hours of work

The number of hours of work each student put in while on the island.

$80

FEMA Appeals

The number of FEMA Appeals our #UBLawResponds student attorneys helped to prepare in our first trip to Puerto Rico in January 2018.

$155

Winds

Hurricane Maria slammed Puerto Rico with 155 mph winds on September 20, 2017.

$283

Schools closed

Number of schools closed in Puerto Rico due to dropping enrollment as a direct result of Hurricane Maria

$330

New York Utility vehicles

The number of New York utility vehicles that were sent to Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria to help restore power.

$455

Displaced students

The number students from Puerto Rico who were displaced because of Hurricane Maria and enrolled in the Buffalo Public Schools this year

$500

Airfare

Average cost of airfare for 1 #UBLawResponds student attorney to travel to Puerto Rico in January 2019 to provide on the ground assistance to communities rebuilding a resilient Puerto Rico

$716

City of Good Neighbors

The area code for Buffalo, NY the "City of Good Neighbors" who welcomed the families from Puerto Rico who settled in the "716" after Hurricane Maria

$1,000

Supply costs to build an OASIS

The cost to build an Open Access Smart Grid (known as an oasis) with our colleagues in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico.

$1,800

Miles

The number of miles between Buffalo and Puerto Rico