... [The] Clinton Global Initiative, a charitable project launched by the former US president ... decided to work with Bridge Foundation, a non-government group with direct experience of helping refugees.  
Financial Times, June 24, 2008

Bridge Foundation Announces Immediate response to assist Gulf Coasts’ Hurricane Gustav Victims

Thursday, 04 September 2008 00:00

Update: New Canaan's Bridge Foundation Leads Effort in area of Louisiana being targeted by Hurricane Gustav.

New Canaan, CT – Bridge Foundation began its response to Hurricane Gutsav on Sunday August 31, 2008. An advance team is due to arrive tonight in Jackson, Mississippi prior to the hurricanes arrival the following day. Initial efforts will be two high capacity generators that are in transit to Monroe, Louisiana. Additional supplies consisting of several truckloads of bottled water is also in transit from Georgia to meet the immediate needs of those affected.

 

Bridge Foundation principal, Andrew Hannah, will be on the ground in Louisiana overseeing the delivery and installation of the electrical generation systems as well as leading clean up operations with volunteers from Stamford-based Diageo, the world's leading premium Drinks Company.

Through Diageo's generosity and support, Bridge Foundation has responded in rapid succession to recent years Louisiana, Florida, Mississippi, Texas and Alabama communities devastated by Hurricane's Katrina, Rita, Charley, Frances and Ivan. Additionally, Bridge Foundation has airlifted more than 100,000 pounds of humanitarian assistance to the people of Grenada and Jamaica following Ivan's destructive path.

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New Canaan, CT 06840
United States of America

Bridge Foundation is an IRS registered 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization.

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