Statement by FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb

While Puerto Rico is making progress in its effort to recover from the devastation left by the hurricanes, it remains a long process and there’s a lot of work left to do. At the FDA, we’re vigilant about helping address the challenges that remain. Power is being restored across the island and,Read More →

O HOrizons

More than two months after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, the island remains in crisis. Millions, especially in rural, harder to reach communities remain without power, access to clean drinking water, refrigeration, and other essential resources. This is one of the worst humanitarian disasters in U.S. history. OHorizons, a global nonprofitRead More →

ScotiaBank Hurricane Irma

Scotiabank donates $500,000 USD to organizations supporting the relief efforts in the Caribbean. Scotiabank is donating $500,000 USD to charitable organizations assisting with the rescue and relief efforts in the many Caribbean countries impacted by Hurricane Irma. Our thoughts continue to be with the people of the affected regions as they demonstrate strength andRead More →

Planet Fitness Hurricane Irma

Planet Fitness, Inc., one of the largest and fastest-growing franchisors and operators of fitness centers in the United States, will offer reciprocal use of all locations for any Planet Fitness member from Texas, Florida, South Carolina, Alabama and Georgia that has been displaced by the storms. Starting today and throughout the month of September, those members will beRead More →

Popular Opens Bank Account to Help Caribbean Islands Hit by Hurricane Irma

Popular announced today that due to the damage that caused the passage of Hurricane Irma through neighboring islands of Culebra, St. Thomas and Tortola, a fundraising account was opened under the name “Puerto Rico Hugs the islands.” The account number is 030043069. Popular will match the first $250,000 raised. DonationsRead More →