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These 8 celebrities are helping Puerto Rico way more than Trump

It’s been a week since Hurricane Maria left Puerto Rico without water and electricity.

The island has been left in devastation with experts saying the death toll could reach into the hundreds. With the island already in the throes of an economic disaster, the storm is bound to make things a lot worse for Puerto Rico.

It seems like most of the country has forgotten that Puerto Rico is a part of the United States. The island is entitled to the same amount of government response as any state.

A week after the disaster, our president chose to spend his time arguing with athletes on Twitter. When he finally decided to address the epic disaster this is what he had to say:

With that unusual response we look to celebrities who are actively working to aid the destroyed island. These 8 celebrities are doing way more for PR than Trump:

Marc Anthony & Jennifer Lopez

RESS RELEASE: Miami, FL- September 27, 2017 – Marc Anthony and Jennifer Lopez announce the creation of “SOMOS UNA VOZ” (We Are One Voice), a humanitarian relief initiative and alliance of some of the most relevant figures in the worlds of entertainment, sports and the arts. With over 1 billion social media followers to help raise awareness of, and donations for those in need, the “SOMOS UNA VOZ” alliance is working together to rush food, shelter, medicine, power and communications to those in need. Alliance members include ALEJANDRO FERNANDEZ, ALEJANDRO SANZ, ALEX RODRIGUEZ, ALEX SENSATION, BRUNO MARS, CAMILA, CHAYANNE, DADDY YANKEE, ED SHEERAN, EDWARD NORTON, ENRIQUE SANTOS, FAT JOE, FONSECA, GENTE DE ZONA, J BALVIN, JADA PINKETT SMITH, JESSY &JOY, JIMMY SMITS, JOHN LEGUIZAMO, JUAN LUIS GUERRA, KANY GARCIA, LIN MANUEL MIRANDA, LUIS FONSI, MALUMA, MAGIC!, MARIO DOMM, MOTIFF, NACHO, NARCISO RODRIGUEZ, NICKY JAM, PAUL SIMON, PITBULL, PRINCE ROYCE, RICKY MARTIN, ROMEO SANTOS, VIN DIESEL AND YANDEL To learn more and donate to the GoFundMe “SOMOS UNA VOZ” campaign, visit: Funds will be distributed among the following groups: American Red Cross, Reach Out Worldwide, United Way, United for #PuertoRico <>, with more beneficiaries to come. ABOUT SOMOS UNA VOZ: “SOMOS UNA VOZ” (We Are One Voice) is an alliance of artists working together to rush food, shelter, medicine, power, and communications to areas affected by recent natural disasters.

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The Puerto Rican stars have announced their “Somos Una Voz” (We are one voice) campaign. The initiative has been backed my many celebrities in an effort to rush medicine, food, and power to all the areas devastated by recent natural disasters.

Celebrities like Alex Rodriguez and Jada Pinkett Smith, amongst many others, have pledged to back this campaign and offer any assistance they can. J. Lo herself has already personally promised $1 million to aid Puerto Rico.


Back when Hurricane Irma hit Miami a few weeks ago, Pitbull made sure to participate in his hometown’s relief. Now with Puerto Rico in need of help, the Miami rapper hasn’t missed a step in doing his part.

He’s reportedly sent his private plane to the island to retrieve cancer patients and bring them to the states for continued treatment. “Thank God we’re blessed to help. Just doing my part,” he told the New York daily news on Tuesday.

Mark Cuban & J.J. Barea Thank you … coqui

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Mavericks guard J.J. Barea managed to rescue his family from the island in his team’s plane courtesy of Mark Cuban. The Puerto Rican ball player flew to the island and along with picking up his family, dropped off supplies for his people.

Barea has been posting all over his social media raising awareness for his native country and has raised $100,000 on his “Youcaring” account. While Trump denies requests for a Puerto Rico shipping waiver, this man is taking matters into his own hands.

Aubrey Plaza

link in bio to support PR and the victims of hurricane maria ❤️🇵🇷❤️

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The Parks and Recreation star posted a link on Twitter to a Generosity by Indiegogo fund. The fund has already raised nearly $500,000 and hopefully will continue growing.

According to the site 100% of the money raised will be used exclusively for long term relief for the victims of Hurricane Maria.

Carmelo Anthony & Lala Anthony

Melo has always been an extremely active member of the Puerto Rican community.

Having his own soccer team out there, it’s clear to see how important his people are to him. In the wake of this tragedy Melo has stepped to the forefront and set up his own personal “Youcaring” page. He has raised over $210,000 so far.

Lala is also doing her best to aid her country by getting involved in spreading awareness to where people can donate.

Both Lala and Melo have family in the country who they haven’t heard from as of yet due to the total lack of power the island is facing.