Oprah Winfrey Donates $2 Million to Help Puerto Rico’s Recovery From Hurricane Maria
Lin-Manuel Miranda and Oprah speak onstage during 'Oprah's Super Soul Conversations' at The Apollo Theater on Feb. 7, 2018 in New York City. Kevin Mazur / Getty Images
The Hispanic Federation and the Flamboyan Arts Fund announced in a statement Monday that they had received $1 million each from Winfrey. The donation to Hispanic Federation’s UNIDOS Disaster Relief & Recovery Program to Support Puerto Rico will help the island meet its long term needs following the storm. The donation to Flamboyan will support arts and culture on the island.
So honored to have @Oprah join us in preserving & sustaining the arts in #PuertoRico & ensuring the island thrives. Learn more about #FlamboyanArtsFund at https://t.co/rh3BWjZpSE. #FlamboyanPR @Lin_Manuel @Vegalteno @HispanicFed @FlamboyanFDN https://t.co/kGCOTxRoui
— Kristin Ehrgood (@KristinEhrgood) April 8, 2019
Since Hurricane Maria hit 1 year ago, and with your support, we’ve reached hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans. Lives were saved because of YOU. Our work continues because of YOU. Our friend @Lin_Manuel has a word to help us thank you. #TakeAction4PR https://t.co/AeAgIEFzDa
— Hispanic Federation (@HispanicFed) September 20, 2018
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