Community Care in COVID-19

In just a few short weeks, COVID-19 has dramatically impacted countless lives across the globe. Many of our friends and loved ones have experienced the byproducts in life-altering ways, ranging from lockdowns to lay-offs, and even the virus itself. Elikya Connect is working to find safe, creative ways to help Continue Reading

Grit and Glory in the U.S.V.I.

Gut-wrenching and Glorious Grueling, gritty, gut-wrenching and glorious. Yes, glorious. Minuscule, but monumental, glimmers of hope and breathtaking beauty imbue the catastrophic and widespread destruction. My time serving in devastated St. John for two weeks proved all of the above. (So much so, I’m going back. See “The Latest” below.) Continue Reading

Caribbean Hurricane Relief

Last September much of the Caribbean was decimated by the unthinkable: two back-to-back Category 5 hurricanes. Now approaching six months later, many parts of these islands still lack power and electricity. The regional hospital suffered so much damage it was deemed indefinitely inoperable, patients and staff forced to evacuate mid-storm Continue Reading

Welcome to Elikya Connect!

Welcome to Elikya Connect! We are thrilled to share about the unique ways we are helping individuals and small organizations leverage their resources. We look for creative ways to empower these individuals and organizations, launching them into more efficient and effective outreach capacities. Please take a look around!

World Refugee Day

June 20 marks World Refugee Day, a UN and internationally recognized day to honor the strength and courage of refugees forced to flee their homes, communities and countries while creating awareness of their ongoing plight and fight for survival. Elikya Connect is privileged to interact with the Syrian and Middle Continue Reading

Global Ed

Elikya Connect is Launching “Global Ed”! After receiving multiple invitations to speak with students in various public and private school classrooms and events this last year, Elikya Connect is branching out. We are currently developing a presentation/curriculum on local and global issues, tailored for students ranging from 4th grade to Continue Reading

Crisis Response Care Cards

Help people in crisis without leaving your home! As all crises are unique and unpredictable, so are the personal needs of theĀ individuals they affect. Vulnerable populations and people in crisis include survivors of natural disasters, human trafficking, war and conflict (refugees), the homeless, and disabled. Many of us want to Continue Reading