Press Releases

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Hispanic Federation Launches Coffee Development Initiative in Puerto Rico along with Nespresso, The Rockefeller Foundation and Starbucks

Initiative to Enable Long-Term Economic Development for Smallholder Coffee Farmers along with $1 Million from Nespresso, $500K from The Rockefeller Foundation, $470K from The Starbucks Foundation and 2 Million Coffee Seeds from Starbucks. Read More


Take Action For Puerto Rico! Coalition Launches to Bring Together Leading Organizations to Demand Adequate Response for Puerto Rico

More than 200 coalition members from around the country will engage communities on Hurricane Maria recovery efforts, heath care equity, climate change preparedness, economic redevelopment; new toolkit now available to coordinate activities. Read More


140 young people from different parts of the island received between $ 250 and $ 1,500 to alleviate the losses suffered after the Irma and Maria hurricanes in 2017

Hispanic Federation established a fund at the Community Foundation of Puerto Rico to provide recovery grants to students from public and private universities The fund will receive $ 200,000 to continue supporting Hispanic Federation students on the Island. Read More


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One Year Later

We are proud to have partnered with The Clinton Foundation, Direct Relief, and The Solar Foundation in providing solar-powered energy to make sure schools, health centers, and vulnerable communities in Puerto Rico have a reliable and consistent power supply in the future.


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UNIDOS: One Year After Maria

A message from Lin-Manuel Miranda about Puerto Rico one year after Hurricane Maria. Support the rebuilding of Puerto Rico at


Rebuilding, Resilience and Unity:
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Coming Together for Puerto Rico

Grammy, Tony and Emmy-award winner Lin-Manuel Miranda enlisted blockbuster guests for this all-star single Almost Like Praying, written and recorded to benefit hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico. Featured guests include Marc Anthony, Camila Cabello, Gloria Estefan, Fat Joe, Luis Fonsi, Jennifer Lopez, Rita Moreno and many more.

In an unprecedented demonstration of collaboration and commitment, the entire sale price of $1.29 will benefit The Hispanic Federation’s UNIDOS Disaster Relief Fund to help meet hurricane-related needs and support recovery in Puerto Rico.

Listen to and Download Almost Like Praying