The situation is grave, unimaginable, heartbreaking. But we don’t have to feel helpless; we can do something.

Estamos Listos ( We are Ready)

The Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley is now taking donations for the Estamos Listos ( We are Ready) Campaign in order to help residents of Puerto Rico displaced by hurricane Maria relocate to the Lehigh Valley, temporarily or permanently. Your entire contribution, which is tax deductable, will go towards direct assistance to those in need.

Please contact us for more information at (610) 691-5620.

Donations can be made by sending payment to:

Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley
1337 E 5th St
Bethlehem, PA 18015

If by check please note in the memo field that the donation is for the “Estamos Listos.”

You may also make donations online here.


Diaspora: the movement, migration or scattering of a people away from an established or ancestral homeland.  That’s how the Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines it.  It’s one of those rarely used words that is almost poetic in its sound and rhythm…