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18Apr 2018

On behalf of the Foundation, Alejandro Bravo and Francisco Méndez visited Doña Lea Fermigier, Don Aníbal Rodríguez, and their two daughters, Leandra and Cecilia, in Barrio Cerro Abajo in Naranjito, Puerto Rico. As promised, they brought the Honorary French Consul to Puerto Rico, Antoine de Marsily, to meet Doña Lea and her family and to […]

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13Apr 2018

BRAVO FAMILY FOUNDATION APPOINTS GUIOMAR GARCÍA-GUERRA AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Foundation Executive Will Lead Ongoing Philanthropic Efforts in Puerto Rico   SAN FRANCISCO, April 13, 2018 – The Bravo Family Foundation today announced the appointment of Guiomar García-Guerra, EdD as its executive director. She will begin work immediately, building a long-term plan for the foundation’s permanent mission in Puerto Rico. Results-oriented with extensive expertise in […]

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11Apr 2018

In Villas Del Río, a group of Bravo family members supported Don Victor and neighbors of this Vega Alta community to rebuild Don Victor’s home, destroyed after Hurricane Maria.  The Bravo’s were hosted by Mr. William Lamboy, who leads on-going efforts to help his community with reconstruction, and coordinates volunteer teams from Puerto Rico and […]

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10Apr 2018

At Centro Esperanza in Loíza, Puerto Rico, the Bravo family was hosted by Sister Cecilia Serrano, the Center’s director.  We received a tour of the grounds, visited with children aged 4-9 in their Montessori classrooms, were honored with a musical presentation diving into local “Bomba” rhythms with two students, aged 14 and 17, who are […]

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29Mar 2018

The Bravo Family Foundation collaborated with Stanford Law School to support eight law students who volunteered during their Spring Break week, assisting residents in Puerto Rico in filing FEMA claims. The students partnered with Ayuda Legal Huracán María (ALHM),  a nonprofit formed by a group of attorneys in Puerto Rico, who are leading this effort locally […]

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27Mar 2018

Alejandro Bravo (Bravo Family Foundation Project Manager) Lourdes Blanco (Communications Director) and Francisco Mendez (Logistics Manager) went to Naranjito delivering canes for Don Aníbal, groceries for the family, and a letter from the French consulate in PR, which the Bravo Family Foundation obtained directly from consulate to express solidarity with Anibal’s wife who is a French citizen […]

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26Mar 2018

The Bravo Family Foundation visited the Blue Jays Little Leagues team in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico during to make a donation of baseball equipment for the 40 children, ages 4-10 years-old.  The head coach, Leonar Agosto, who volunteers together with several other local coaches, received the donation, along with all the players and their families. The […]

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10Nov 2017

Cooper’s Take: Private-Equity Firms Rally Around Puerto Rico

Charitable fund founded by Orlando Bravo with a $10 million donation has collected $15 million more from the private-equity community [Laura Cooper  |  WSJ]   Private-equity executives have long put their financial firepower behind philanthropic projects—Stephen Schwarzman’s donation to the New York Public Library and David Rubenstein’s efforts to repair and protect national icons such as the Washington […]

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07Nov 2017

Investor Bravo Raises $25 Million for Puerto Rico Relief

[David Carey  |  Bloomberg.com]   Orlando Bravo, managing partner of technology-focused private equity firm Thoma Bravo, has raised a total of $25 million to help Puerto Rico recover from the hurricane that devastated the island in September. Bravo, who initially put up $10 million of his own money to jump-start hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico, […]

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10Oct 2017

Puerto Rico about ‘survival’ right now: Orlando Bravo

Orlando Bravo, Thoma Bravo co-founder, talks about efforts to provide private sector funds to help Puerto Rico after the devastation of Hurricane Maria. Puerto Rico about ‘survival’ right now: Orlando Bravo from CNBC.

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10Oct 2017

CBS News: Orlando Bravo Pledges $10M to Help Puerto Rico

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02Oct 2017

Hermanos boricuas ayudan a los alcaldes de San Germán, Mayagüez y Lares

[Irizarry Álvarez | El Nuevo Día]   Alejandro y Orlando Bravo llegaron hoy a Puerto Rico trayendo un avión lleno de muchos suministros para estos municipios Llegaron contentos. En sus ojos había un brillo especial y era el de la esperanza. No era para menos. Los hermanos Alejandro y Orlando Bravo llegaron hoy a su […]

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01Oct 2017

Celebrity chef Jose Andrés feeding thousands in Puerto Rico, as relief flows in

[Howard Cohen | Miami Herald] Orlando Bravo, a Puerto Rican businessman and investor living in California, chartered planes that left Fort Lauderdale airport Saturday morning bound for Puerto Rico with supplies. He said he would donate $10 million to Puerto Rico through his Bravo Family Foundation. “Through efficient use of capital, our supply chain expertise […]

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01Oct 2017

Corporate donations for Hurricane Maria relief top $24 million

[Kaya Yurieff | CNN Money] Companies are stepping up to rebuild Puerto Rico. As of Friday, corporate donations have reached $24.1 million for Hurricane Maria relief efforts — about triple the amount that had been contributed four days ago, according to an estimate from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. … In addition, Orlando Bravo, the […]

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01Oct 2017

Comprometidos los hermanos Bravo con la Isla

[Irizarry Álvarez | PrimeraHora] Alejandro y Orlando Bravo llegaron hoy a su natal país trayendo un avión con suministros para San Germán, Mayagüez y Lares. ¡Estos sí que son bravos! Llegaron contentos. En sus ojos había un brillo especial y era el de la esperanza. No era para menos. Los hermanos Alejandro y Orlando Bravo […]