Alfonso Cuarón launches global fundraising effort, Mexico Rises

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In the wake of the devastating earthquakes and powerful aftershocks that recently hit Mexico, Alfonso Cuarón, with support from Anonymous Content and Participant Media, has launched a multi-platform initiative called Mexico Rises, aimed at providing urgent relief to impacted communities in Mexico.

Inspired by the tireless efforts of local citizens and first-responders, Cuarón launched the fund, powered by global crowdfunding community GlobalGiving, to provide affected citizens with food, water, medication and shelter, as well as support to obtain long-term sustainable work necessary for recovery.

Cuarón stated: “The devastating earthquakes in Mexico have elicited a deeply moving response from the Mexican people. In the history of our community, we have never been so informed, united and connected as we are right now. Citizens have taken this matter into their own hands and have selflessly and tirelessly worked together to come to the aid of their neighbors. Following their inspiring lead, I’m compelled to take action and join them to help begin the reconstruction of our beautiful country as it starts to recover from these tragic events.”

To contribute to the fund, visit the Mexico Rises Earthquake Fund donation page.