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ACOMERPR CORPORATION

Cause Area

  • Crisis Support
  • Disaster Relief
  • Health & Medicine
  • Hunger
  • Seniors

Location

PO BOX 191562San Juan, PR 00918 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

ACOMERPR is empowering communities by facilitating access to quality food, incentivizing local economic and agricultural development, and promoting food security throughout Puerto Rico.

Description

ACOMERPR is a grassroots nonprofit that works on structuring public policy, strategic programming and infrastructure to bolster Puerto Rico’s food security. Throughout these last two years of operation we have: distributed over $3MM worth of food, 1500 vaccines to rural communities, 1.1MM units of PPE’s and are currently in the process of building 5 community gardens through marginalized Puerto Rican communities. In the immediate future, we will be constructing urban agriculture systems in abandoned governmental schools, creating a mobile soup kitchen and creating an archipelago-wide database to document food security across Puerto Rico.While we currently collaborate with over 40+community organizations and manage a mesh-network of over 500 volunteers, ACOMERPR initially started as a group of eager volunteers who wanted to help marginalized and emergency-struck communities receive the food they needed to continue their daily life.

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