Power2PR

Our goal is to get Sunshine® (solar power) boxes directly into the hands of Puerto Ricans devastated by the recent storm season.

 

A CHARITY WITH ONE GOAL IN MIND

DISASTER RELIEF AND PREPARATION

We provide Sunshine Boxes to individuals – a lifesaver in disaster.

MORE ABOUT THIS CAN BE FOUND ON OUR BLOG

Not your standard relief donation…

Developed out of a disconnect between donors and recipients project Power2PR was started.

We aim to provide transparency and communication on every step of the process which takes your donation and turns it into power for people who have been without since September 20th, 2017.

HERE IS HOW WE ARE DIFFERENT

Donate

Your donation contributes towards a total package of $640- total cost of the Sunshine box and shipping.  Sunshine boxes convert sunshine into 12 VDC for use with lights, radios, chargers, fans, or anything else that can run directly off the box or via an inverter.

Track

Once you donate you will receive access to our donor portal which allows you to track your donation dollars all the way to delivery of your Sunshine box.

Connect

Donors can choose to be anonymous or not – Recipients will always be know – and grateful for your assistance on getting them back to some level of normalcy. Connect with the lives your donation has impacted – real lives, real stories – real connections!

Your contributions will make a direct impact!

Every donor is able to see exactly when their dollars turn into a Sunshine box and exactly where that Sunshine box goes. There is even a profile of the family that receives the Sunshine® box made possible by each donation.

You can choose to not remain anonymous giving the recipients of your gift the opportunity to write you and communicate the impact your donation has made on their life.

Here is how it works…

Donors are entered into our system and grouped in chunks of $640 ($500 for box + $140 shipping).  Once grouped they are assigned to a Sunshine box and then that box is assigned to a recipient…

Donation

$500 = One (1) Sunshine Box
$140 = Shipping of one (1) Sunshine Box from manufacturer to P.R. distribution location.
$640 = One (1) Sunshine Box purchased and shipped

VIDEO BELOW OF SUNSHINE BOX IN ACTION!!

Tenga en cuenta que al presionar este botón desea donar la cantidad de dinero especificada a la causa de llevar unidades de paneles solares a las personas afectadas por desastres naturales. Haga clic aquí si desea postularse para recibir una Sunshine Box.

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Meet our first recipient: Kitty Ramos

She, like millions of other Puerto Ricans living on the island, are without power.  More than that – they are without energy security.  Through Power2PR we were able to raise the funds to give our first Sunshine Box to Kitty. This will enable her to charge her phone, play her radio, have lights and use other small electronics – without having to run a generator (Kitty spends $42 a day to power her generator – when jobs don’t exist due to no electricity) or use a car battery!

 

Kitty will be the point of contact for all other boxes distributed through Power2PR, but this website will be where you can get all the information – outside of your donor portal once you donate!

 

Stay tuned for more stories about how Kitty has used her Sunshine box, and how others have begun to obtain hope and energy independence.

Here is our Blog

For tracking our journey towards energy independence.

 

 

October Update

2/3 Though the Storm Season Recipient/Solar Stories Entering a Season of Giving I want to briefly comment on this storm ...
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September 1st Update

The road towards funding goes through isolated, neglected barrios New/local Solar information available on Power2PR.com We continue to work around ...
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August 1 Update

Summary: The Learning Experience - What is the history of Puerto Rico and how can we learn from it? Help ...
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Estoy Aprendiendo

I've learned a great deal over the course of my life. I've learned about myself about others and about the ...
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July 15 Update

Summary: Power2XYZ/PR Executive Director now in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico Relief/Preparedness in full effect - with what we have Community ...
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July 1 Update

July 1 Update Topics: • Living Lab • Children’s Book • Next Steps Thank you for your time and continued ...
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Snapshot

I realize it's been a very long time since my last blog post. And I had a few minutes, as ...
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June 15 Update

June 15 Update (Delivered June 21) Thank you for your time, attention and mostly for allowing Power2PR to enter into ...
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June 1 Update

June 1 Update Summary Energy Independence is our primary objective - Energy is all around us, let us continue to ...
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March 15th Communication

Thank you for your patience and support as we continue to secure funds which will allow Power2PR to distribute consistent, ...
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March 1st Update

Thank you for your patience as we work to deliver Sunshine boxes to those without electricity. This message is reaching ...
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Take a breath…

I wanted to share the story of a family in Canóvanas. They are an elderly couple, who live together and ...
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May 15th Communication

Summary: Fundraisers in USA continue to get boxes to Puerto Rico Preparedness - Power2pr.com/SolarSummer2018 Energy Independence - New ways to ...
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Energy Indenpendence to Me

It occured to me last night that I may have not explicitly expressed what energy independence has meant to me ...
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Gearing up for #solarsummer2018

It has been a bit of a shock, to move towards complete off-grid solar independence - but hey, that's kind ...
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May 1st Communication

• No funding through Unidos por Puerto Rico • SolarSummer2018 – Local/National fundraising • Preparing for the upcoming storm season ...
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April 15 Communication!

April 15 Communication! Summary note: Initial Funding Deadline New Partnerships Gearing up for a big push Thank you for your ...
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(re)Finding your purpose

(re)Finding your purpose This is a video! And only 3 minutes, 30 seconds too. I'm trying this out - let ...
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Whoops! 🙂

Hola! I went ahead and slipped communicating on blog posts!!!  But we were able to make our April 1st communication ...
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April 1 Actualizar!

April 1 Actualizar Saludes de parte de Power2PR 3 Puntos En Resumen Estamos moviendo las cajas solares sigun llega la ...
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6 Months Later

A little meta to start things off ---- Thank you for continuing to care enough to read an article. Thank ...
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All for one – One for all

I want to apologize, but I will not. Instead I will keep pushing forward with all I got. I know ...
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Community at many levels

Let me first apologize for the delay in writing as I find my rhythm. Second, let me say that I ...
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What keeps me going

I have been asked a few times this week, "What keeps you going?", which I interpret as "you look like ...
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February 15th Update

Registered Recipient Update - 2/15/2018 Thank you for your time and trust. We are actively working to secure funding which ...
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143 Days Later…

Deep breath.... Yes, you read that right - 143 days later.  The whole 1 in 4 thing is even putting ...
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A Magical Week – Broad strokes

Okay this is going to be a but broad at first, but please have patience and the details will emerge ...
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Restating the Mission

I want to first thank you for your interest in this cause and your motivation to discover what we are ...
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23 Hours

Hola! Check out this great 23 hour timeline - providing energy independence to those in need. 1/20/2018 @ ~3pm : ...
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Care Package

Hello and good morning, Today I want to post a few items that would make for a good 'Sunshine box ...
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Power2XYZ

Welp, it happened... we outgrew our britches in terms of thinking just about Puerto Rico. But like many things, which ...
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Hustle and Bustle

I know I am falling a little behind on the daily blogs, but that is just because there is so ...
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One Person’s Current Situation

Today's post comes from Kitty, the first recipient of Power2PR's Sunshine box.  This is the excerpt from her application, for ...
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Testing how this REALLY works

We finally have video of this thing in action! We show how to connect the Sunshine box to conventional 11v ...
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Sunshine Box Capacity

I have been spending a lot of time thinking about how to best communicate the capacity of the Sunshine box ...
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Initial Stream of Consiousness

Hello - Thanks for taking the time to get this far.  I will be talking about how the recent storm ...
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