About us

Objectives

Utilize St. John residents and businesses for all of our programs, which directs money into the local economy and develops assets and partnerships for future disaster response situations.

Create programs that educate the community in disaster preparedness, and create scalable solutions to issues caused by natural disasters both in the immediate aftermath and the long term recovery phase.

Provide support to other NGOs and government agencies in the areas of disaster preparedness, disaster response, and community resilience.

At the core of everything we do, Love City Strong strives to:

Act with integrity.

Act with integrity.

Respect the communities we serve and work within.

Respect the communities we serve and work within.

Own our decisions and their consequences.

Own our decisions and their consequences.

Background

Love City Strong began as a small group of St. John residents who came together in the direct aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017. Within 24 hours of the first storm, our immediate goal became clear: Mobilize volunteers within the community to address the most pressing issues associated with the immediate recovery efforts. Our group was quickly recognized by federal and local first responders, and we were brought in on multiple immediate disaster needs projects ranging from emergency evacuations to supply chain logistics and donations management.

In November 2017, we officially became Love City Strong, Inc., a 501(c)(3) status nonprofit organization recognized in the United States and the US Virgin Islands.

Since our formation, LCS has worked with agencies in both the public and private sector on various initiatives within our stated mission and goals. It is our belief that these public/private partnerships are the future of disaster response and recovery. Working together with organizations from a variety of backgrounds is a crucial component to all of our projects, and strengthens our impact. Together, we have created and implemented multiple short term programs aimed at addressing critical needs resulting from the 2017 storms. Our long term programs focus on increasing disaster preparedness on St. John through several complimentary sectors.

Financial information

501 (C) (3) Tax Exemption Form

2017 Form 990

2018 Form 990

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