St. John organizations come together to rebuild homes

It starts with a meeting and turns into action. “The resiliency housing imitative main goal is to put permanent roofs on St. John homes,” Catikawa Richardson the Disaster Case Manager at STJ Angels said. Members of Love City Strong, STJ Angels, St. John Community Foundation and All Hands and Hearts meet in St. John each week […]

St. John restaurant honors Irma anniversary with fundraiser for local non profits

Some in the Virgin Islands held fundraisers in honor of the one year anniversary of Hurricane Irma. On September 6th, Aqua Bistro in St. John hosted a pig roast. The event raised money for two island non profits, St. John Rescue and Island Health and Wellness. Those who helped organize the event tell USVI News it was a wonderful way […]

Back to School Rebuild Series: Gifft Hill School on the path to recovery

Just 10 months ago this playground and surrounding school looked very different. “They were cemented into the ground and just completely blew off,” Terry Bertolino with Gifft Hill School said. Terry Bertolino calls herself the the sole member of the building and grounds committee. As she shows us around at Gifft Hill School lower campus. Just last year […]