60,000 BARRELS A DAY
2.5 MILLION GALLONS A DAY
11,300 MILES ACROSS THE GULF
The BP Deep Horizon Oil Spill has become the worst environmental disaster in the history of the United States. The impact on the Gulf’s already fragile ecosystem is enormous. Thousands of American fisherman are indefinitely out of work. Beach communities along the Gulf, whose entire economies rely on their once pristine beaches, now struggle to survive.
Join those who have already donated and make a difference.
Donations are being accepted on these websites: The National Wildlife Federation or Mary Queen of Vietnam Community Development Corp, Inc. Why Vietnam? 1/3 of all commercial seafood workers in the Gulf Coast are Vietnamese-American. With deep lineage in the fishing industry and little in English skills, this community is one of the hardest hit by the Oil Spill. Read more about how this community has been affected here.