In the early afternoon of September 19th, a massive earthquake hit Mexico City, Oaxaca, Puebla, and Morelos. In Mexico City alone, more than 200 people died, more than 3000 buildings suffered damage, and thousands had to evacuate their homes.
These stories might not feel personal, seem far from you, and maybe you don't know anyone in those places. Or perhaps you would like to know who exactly gets your donation.
Girls in STEM Social Media Coordinator Rocío Almanza-Guillen has created a YouCaring campaign to help a small network of immediate friends and friends of friends, at only 1 or 2 degrees of separation from you.
The funds collected will help 5 families, including Rocío's sister's, with expenses related to home repairs or to alleviate the expenses of their temporary housing situation.
As weeks go by and reality sets in, families start realizing how much they need to start rebuilding their lives. Your donation will help them to keep going.