Cass powers Puerto Rico

The Rev. Faith Fowler announced that Cass' Green Industries will be making portable solar systems to send to the people of Puerto Rico.

The Detroit Free Press reports on Rev. Faith Fowler’s plan to power Puerto Rico.

On September 30, 2017, Kristen Jordan Shamus wrote for The Detroit Free Press:

These solar units will have the capacity to completely charge two iPhones, a computer, run lights for 6 hours, run a fan for 3 hours and operate a sub pump for half an hour every day. Contributions to the project may be made at casscommunity.org or send a check to CCSS, 11745 Rosa Parks, Detroit, MI 48206. Memo Green Industries solar project.

“Formerly homeless men and women from Detroit will work to literally empower the people of hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, building portable solar panels that are to be delivered to the island. The Rev. Faith Fowler, executive director of Cass Community Social Services, told the Free Press that supplies to build 15 portable solar panels have been ordered and are on their way to the nonprofit’s Green Industries, where they’ll be assembled for hurricane relief.

“She is among the Michiganders hoping to bring some aid to the devastation on the island caused by Hurricane Maria, a Category 4 storm that struck Sept. 20, felling electrical towers, poles and power lines in its path. It left most of the island’s 3.4 million residents with limited or in many cases no access to food, clean drinking water, electricity, gasoline and cell phone service.”

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