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Review for Fuel Relief Fund Inc, Riverside, CA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

My name is Leslie Teltoe and I am a Director for the Citizen Command Center Relief Database. It is my job to assess needs and coordinate supplies and relief for the most vulnerable of communities impacted by disaster.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I came to personally know the Chairman, Ted Honcharik and his staff and found them to be some of the most genuine and compassionate people on the planet. They work tirelessly and made many sacrifices without a thought for personal gain. To this day, the people in Haiti communicate to me what a big help they were to them in their darkest hour and wish it were possible for them to return to continue to assist them in their long term recovery.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I'd change their recognizability in the disaster response community so that they would be on board to understand the vital need for fuel delivered the way they can and do. This would mean shorter and more efficient recovery. I expect great things to result from their current deployment to Japan and hope the change will be in an outpouring of support.

Role:  Professional with expertise in this field & In Haiti, I received many requests for fuel to power generators for medical facilities, orphanages, and tent cities. When I heard about Fuel Relief Fund's work in Haiti delivering much needed fuel for free I was astounded. I've been working in disaster re.