Rebecca Mueller traveled to Puerto Rico with a group of other SUNY students to help rebuild in the wake of Hurricane Maria, which left much of the island in the dark and under water.
Stony Brook Joins New York State Initiative to Aid Puerto Rico
Stony Brook occupational therapy graduate student Nicole Carrasquillo was busy trying to figure out ways to help hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico when a golden opportunity landed in her lap: Governor Andrew E. Cuomo’s NY Stands with Puerto Rico Recovery and Rebuilding Initiative.
Hurricane Maria Relief for Puerto Rico
Stony Brook Medicine is responding to the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico with plans to send physicians, nurses, staff and supplies to the storm-ravaged area. The Stony Brook University School of Medicine is preparing to accommodate students from the Medical School in Puerto Rico as well, and encourages other Schools to consider the possibility of accepting corresponding students in need .
Puerto Rico Relief Team Returns Home
There were hugs and happy tears all around, when 23 Stony Brook Medicine members returned home November 8 after more than two weeks of treating patients in Puerto Rico.
Read More from Stony Brook Joins New York State Initaitive to Aid Puerto Rico here.
News & Updates
Seawolves Town collected for the Empire State Relief and Recovery Effort for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Learn more about how you can help.
Stony Brook Medicine sends medical and humanitarian aid to Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria. Read more at Newsday.com
Relief supplies are being collected at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital. Donations will go to the Empire State Relief Effort.
Summary of Funds/Items Collected
Island Harvest recieved 1414 pounds of food, water, personal items and clothes.
Donation of $2, 300.
Disaster Relief events collected $500.
Hispanic Heritage Month Baskets $960.
Dance for Puerto Rico approximately $600
Thank you for your help. There are more events coming soon!
2nd Disaster Relief Map-athon Puerto Rico and Beyond
Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 1:00 pm -4:00 pm
Health Sciences Library, Classroom 2, Health Sciences Tower
Dance for Puerto Rico
Student Activities Center (SAC) Ballroom B
6:30 pm- 10: 00 pm
Hispanic Languages and Literature Department, Office of the Dean of Students and Student Affairs