November 23, 2017 7:47 pm Last modified: 6:08 pm

Organizations

FEMA Public Funds Available to Eligible GVI Departments, Semi-Autonomous Agencies, Some Private Non-Profits

VITEMA invites agencies and organizations to FEMA Public Assistance Grant Applicants briefing on Oct. 13.
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CFVI Announces $250,000 Challenge Grant to Aid in USVI Recovery

The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) has announced that St. Thomas resident Richard H. Driehaus, a long-time USVI supporter, is offering a challenge grant of $250,000 to assist with the recovery.
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IRS Informs That Low-Income Housing Units Nationwide May be Offered to Displaced Victims of Hurricanes

Upon approval, emergency housing can be provided for up to a year after the close of the month in which the major disaster was declared by the president.
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Documentary About V.I. Organizations Is Released Online

Chris Bramley has finished his first feature-length documentary film, “A Place to Be Happy,” which is now available online for free.
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Updates: How to Check on Status of Friends, Family

To help check on the status of friends and families, the American Red Cross has activated a ‘Safe and Wellness’ web and text ability for the U.S. Virgin Islands.
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Cruzan Rum Distillery Donates $500,000 to Fund for Hurricane Relief and Recovery

The company has supported past relief efforts in the region and is working closely with government and community providers to identify priorities and direct resources for immediate needs as well as long-term recovery efforts.
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AARP Holding Relief Items Supply Drive for Victims of Irma on St. Thomas and St. John; Items Needed by Sept. 20

Items must be dropped off at the AARP Virgin Islands State Office on St. Croix. The deadline to donate items is 5 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 20.
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Amateur Radio Club HAM Operators Support Irma Response

Amateur Radio Operators located at the Virgin Islands Territory Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) are utilizing the 60M Radio Band/CH2 (5346.5 USB) to coordinate emergency communications in the wake of Hurricane Irma.
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Rotary Club Delivers Message to Jamaicans in the Virgin Islands

Rotary Club of St. Croix received a request from Carol Phillips, the past president of the Rotary Club of Liamuiga on St. Kitts.
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AT&T Pledges Additional $1.4 Million to Hurricane Relief With New Matching Donation

AT&T will match each dollar donated to Team Rubicon through the text-to-donate program, no matter which wireless carrier a person uses, up to $1 million.
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