Hurricane Relief Efforts

We all saw the devastation in Texas and the gulf coast. Now the Caribbean and Florida are facing similar hardships. Picmonic is a company devoted to helping others, and although we’re still a small startup with a small budget, we knew we had to do something.

To aid with the efforts that so many amazing organizations are contributing, Picmonic is donating $1 of all purchases through September to Americares, a trusted health-focused humanitarian organization that responds to people affected by poverty or disaster with life-changing health programs, medicine, and medical supplies. Why is just $1 so important?

$1 = $20 in Aid Delivered

For every $1 donated, Americares provides $20 in aid
because they deliver donated medicine and medical supplies to a trusted network of locally-based providers.



If you’re a Premium Picmonic student who has been impacted by Harvey or Irma contact us at so we can add time to your account, letting you pick things up again when you’re ready.


Thus far, Americares has deployed emergency response experts to assist in relief efforts for areas in the path of Hurricane Irma and has already delivered $1.5 million in aid to Texas, including shipments of:

  • First aid supplies
  • Insulin for diabetic patients
  • Tetanus vaccines
  • Asthma medication
  • Blood pressure medication
  • Bottled water

Check out their rating and other info on
Want to donate directly to Americares? Head here.

Update, October 2017:

We’ve successfully raised $1292 to donate to Americares!

This equates to over $25,000 in aid delivered straight to those who need it most.

All Picmonic students who were impacted and reached out to our team have been granted immediate account extensions. If you were impacted and haven’t reached out yet, please don’t hesitate to get in touch via!

We are so happy to be able to help in some small way. Thanks for all the support!

Erika Bankhead

Erika Bankhead, UI/UX Designer & Student Success Ninja

As Picmonic’s lead Student Success Ninja, Erika works to improve Picmonic for students across the globe. 

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