Embracing Puerto Rico


Popular Launches “Embracing Puerto Rico” and Donates $1M for New Fundraising Account to Help Victims of Hurricane Maria

San Juan, Puerto Rico – September 25, 2017 – Popular announced today the launch of “Embracing Puerto Rico,” a new relief effort for the victims of Hurricane Maria and the opening of a new bank account to help those impacted by Hurricane Maria. Popular, Inc. is donating $1M to the account.

Donations can be made using account number 030-043-069 or Popular Community Bank Account number 6810964434.

“Puerto Rico was severely hit by Hurricane Maria, and Popular is fully committed to being a part of its reconstruction. The coming, days, weeks and months will be challenging; we encourage everyone outside the Island to donate and help,” said Ignacio Álvarez, president and CEO of Popular, Inc. “Every bit of assistance will move us forward. We believe in the strength of our communities and we stand together with them. The mission of Embracing Puerto Rico is to unite and rebuild.”

For more information on the relief effort, visit www.embracingpuertorico.com or www.facebook.com/EmbracingPuertoRico.