Colin Kaepernick may not have a new team or a new contract, but that’s not stopping him from putting his money where his mouth is.
A severe drought in Somalia has been causing deaths due to dehydration and cholera.
Peep Kaepernick’s social media announcement below. “People are dying in Somalia right now that need our help”.
Twenty million people in Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia and Nigeria now face starvation and famine, according to the UN.
French entrepreneur and social media star Jerome Jarre started the campaign by introducing the idea of a Turkish plane delivering goods to Somalia. “We can help be the change”.
This world is not a flawless one by any stretch of the imagination, but glimmers of goodness like this one might just help make it a better place. “We can do this”. It agreed to provide the plane on Thursday.
Kaepernick appealed on Thursday over Instagram for any help for Somalia.
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The homeowners were attempting to convert the dryer from gas to electric, according to reports at the time. Authorities are attempting to locate the resident of the home through family members and other contacts.
Without an immediate injection of funds, the United Nations warns that “people will simply starve to death” in the struggling Horn of Africa country. Where to get that food and water?
‘We can’t let this happen – we have to help these people. This is a victory for the people.
Two consecutive seasons of poor rainfall have resulted in severe water shortages, a drop in food production, livestock deaths and rising costs of food that is pushing Somalia towards a starvation just six years after some 260,000 people starved to death in the East African nation. “It was done out of love, out of respect for these people”. Awareness leads to action and the awareness that this campaign will bring, we are hoping, will lead to far greater action than our small fundraising’. “We’re committed to making sure Somalia has the relief they need”. So use the hashtag #lovearmyforsomalia. “This is wonderful, let’s keep building, let’s keep going”.
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To date, Love Army For Somalia has raised over $1 million from over 39,000 donors in 125 countries around the world.
After just a couple of hours, Turkish Airlines responded by pledging to make available a full cargo flight with room for 60 tons of food.
“One airplane at a time – one shipment at a time!”