After the catastrophic flooding in Pakistan, millions are displaced, food supplies are low, and more than 660,000 people have taken shelter at relief camps. We've compiled a list of orgs—including @AlkhidmatOrg, @HI_UnitedStates, @Edhiorg, and @TCFPak—who are accepting donations:
Last week, our newest cohort of #ObamaScholars from @UChicago and @Columbia came together in Chicago! During their orientation they got to know one another and planned for what’s ahead.
Want to know the issue areas these leaders are focusing on? Visit Obama.org/scholars
Puerto Rico never fully recovered from Hurricane Maria in 2017. Now, millions are without power and shelter in the wake of Hurricane Fiona. We’re thinking of all those affected, and our #MBK family from @FComunitaria and the Loíza Alliance for Peace. Find out how you can help⬇️ twitter.com/ObamaFoundatio…
PRxPR is a disaster and rebuild relief fund that launched after Hurricane Maria in 2017. @PRxPRorg works with local organizations across the island to help rebuild infrastructure and provide humanitarian needs. fundly.com/prxpr
The organizations threaded below are accepting donations to provide medical and hygiene kits, food, shelter, and more to families in need after #HurricaneFiona.
If you’re able, we hope you’ll consider pitching in to help the victims of #PuertoRico and beyond:
11 years ago #OTD, “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”—a discriminatory ban on gay, lesbian, and bisexual service members—was officially repealed under President @BarackObama, allowing Americans to serve their country openly without hiding who they are.
Wow! So exciting stopping by the construction site for the future Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park! I’m blown away by our incredible and diverse construction team and all the progress they’ve made! Only more good things to come!
Michelle and I were lucky enough to know Her Majesty The Queen. Back when we were just beginning to navigate life as President and First Lady, she welcomed us to the world stage with extraordinary generosity. Our thoughts are with the Royal Family and those mourning her passing.
This #LatinxHeritageMonth we're celebrating the Latinx and Hispanic voters, campaign volunteers, and administration staff who helped make President Obama's historic path to the White House possible. These are the types of stories we'll tell at the Obama Presidential Center.
Ready for my next chapter!
Thrilled to share I have been awarded the #voyagerscholarship for public service created by the Obamas and Brian Chesky. I’m so excited to represent the inaugural class of Voyagers! twitter.com/MichelleObama/…
Thank you to the Obamas and Brian Chesky for creating the #VoyagerScholarship for Public Service! I'm ready to continue learning how I can help expand health equity through access to culturally competent care for marginalized communities.
Thrilled to share I have been awarded the #VoyagerScholarship, created by the Obamas and Airbnb's Brian Chesky. I'm ready to continue learning how I can help expand access to basic hygiene necessities and education in underserved and marginalized communities while at @RutgersU.
Congratulations to Centre College's Gloria Lwin '24 on being named to the inaugural class of Voyager Scholars, a group of 100 service-driven college leaders who are the first to receive the Obama-Chesky Scholarship for Public Service. #VoyagerScholarship
Barack, @bchesky, and I are thrilled to announce the 100 young leaders who will be the first-ever recipients of our Voyager Scholarship. These changemakers are making a difference in their communities and are eager to pursue careers in public service.
100 college students who are ready to pick up the baton of change through public service have started their journeys as the inaugural class of Voyagers!
Created by the Obamas and @Airbnb’s @bchesky, the #VoyagerScholarship will support a new generation of changemakers.
Today we remember the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. To ensure that future generations #NeverForget—both the victims and the way Americans united after the attacks—President @BarackObama proclaimed September 11th as a National Day of Service in 2013.
Yesterday, @BarackObama reflected on Queen Elizabeth II's passing and noted the grace, dignity, and work ethic she displayed over seven decades.
In recognition of her life and legacy, take a look at some moments she shared with President and Mrs. Obama: obama.org/remembering-qu…
"Michelle and I are grateful to have witnessed Her Majesty’s dedicated leadership, and we are awed by her legacy of tireless, dignified public service."
Read President and Mrs. Obama's statement on the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II: