NECHAMA Announces Partnership with New York State to Assist Puerto Rico Survivors

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Mission

NECHAMA – Jewish Response to Disaster is a 501(c)(3) volunteer organization providing clean-up and recovery assistance to homes and businesses affected by natural disaster.

Guided by the Jewish values of Tikkun Olam, repairing the world, performing good acts, and helping the stranger, NECHAMA offers a helping hand in the spirit of goodwill and creating mutual respect and understanding among people.

What We Do

Current Projects

Hurricane Maria – Puerto Rico Rebuild Project

Following the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria, NECHAMA has launched it’s first ever Project outside the continental United States. We are currently accepting volunteers and donations to make this Project a success.

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Hurricane Harvey – Texas Rebuild

NECHAMA is working in Texas to rebuild homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey. We will be providing services including installing drywall and insulation – as well as other basic repairs and are currently accepting volunteers to join us.

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Latest Updates

NECHAMA – Jewish Response to Disaster Announces Partnership With New York State and Governor Andrew Cuomo To Support Puerto Rico Rebuild Efforts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: David Kaplan, Executive Director Phone: 952-255-6822 Email: david@nechama.org NECHAMA – Jewish Response to Disaster Announces Partnership With New York State and Governor Andrew Cuomo To Support... Read More

NECHAMA Volunteer Stories: Wendy

Wendy traveled from Minneapolis to spend three weeks volunteering with us in Puerto Rico. Having volunteered with us on previous Projects, Wendy had continued to follow our online updates. ‘My... Read More

Tata’s Story

Tata lives in Guaynabo, and takes care of her handicapped sister. When the hurricane hit, everyday chores became a struggle. The storm had caused a tree to come down on... Read More

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