After a week search, Jennifer Lopez has finally found her missing family members in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. As you may know, Hurricane Maria caused severe damage throughout the island, leaving its 3.5 million residents without food, water or electricity.
On Thursday (Sept. 28), J.Lo went on her Instagram page to inform her fans that her Aunt Adela and Uncle Tomás have been found and they are safe. “After a long 6 days we found the last the family! Now the rebuilding begins!!” she wrote in a video featuring her aunt and uncle.
In the clip, Adela and Tomás both thank Lopez in Spanish for her support. “I’m very emotional, you know. To learn that she’s sent people here and that they are so worried. It makes me emotional,” said Adela ( E! News). “I have a lot to say, but I can’t seem to find the words to express it. Jennifer, my love, we love you a lot, may God bless you and may he give you a lot health and that every day you’re better.”
Lopez is doing her part to help the people Puerto Rico. The entertainer is donating $1 million to the relief efforts. J.Lo also urged her fans to donate to the humanitarian campaign as well. “I urge you to support and donate to the efforts (UnitedforPuertoRico.com) the first lady Puerto Rico, Beatriz Rosselló. Together we can help rebuild our island and the Caribbean.”
Lopez will also perform at the TIDAL X: Brooklyn, a benefit concert for victims all the hurricane disasters, including Harvey and Irma, and the earthquakes in Mexico. The show, set for Oct. 17 at the Barclays Center, will feature performances from JAY-Z, Cardi B, Daddy Yankee, Fat Joe, Remy Ma, DJ Khaled, Chris Brown and so many more.