For every print sold, 100% of the proceeds will go back to the individuals and families in this community who have been displaced by hurricane damages through two organizations indigenous to the area.
Guadalupe Center breaks the cycle of poverty through education in the hard-hit Everglades and Immokalee areas. "Resilient Light" will help in their hurricane relief efforts in Collier County, Fla. by assisting students, teachers and staff with temporary housing, repairs and and replacement services, temporary economic assistance, food, water and supplies.
"Resilient Light's partnership will help us to depict this community of hardworking people and generate much needed resources to help them restore their lives," shares Dawn Montecalvo, President of the organization.
For areas in Lee County, Fla. the SWFL Hurricane Irma Relief Fund, a fund of the Southwest Florida Community Foundation, will be the recipient of the project with proceeds to help people hardest hit in this county.
“Often social change is highlighted through the arts," explains Sarah Owen, president & CEO of the Southwest Florida Community Foundation. "By the work of Jeremy Cowart lending his eye and talent to translate the devastation into photographs, people can relate to the humanitarian efforts needed to help those most greatly affected by Hurricane Irma here."