Michael Capponi In The Press

Volunteers Make Sure Kids Impacted By the Camp Fire Have a Merry Christmas

Fox 40 News: December 25, 2018
Michael Capponi and the Global Empowerment Mission made a trip to Paradise, California to help thousands of families displaced by the fire to celebrate Christmas. As part of the visit, the Global Empowerment Mission provided gifts, gift cards, and visits to Santa Clause to those affected by the fire.

Read the full story about Michael Capponi and Global Empowerment Mission’s trip to Paradise in the original article from Fox 40 News.

Miami Night Under the Stars Honoring Humanitarian Efforts – Global Empowerment Mission (GEM) Annual Gala

L’etage Magazine: October 16, 2018
Michael Capponi and Global Empowerment Mission honored those who do good by giving back to their community during GEM’s 2018 Gala. During the 2018 celebration, Michael Capponi received the highest honor from The City of Miami Beach. He was given a Key to the City for sending over 106 containers of aid to the victims of Hurricane Irma and Maria.

Read more from L’etage Magazines “Miami Night Under the Stars Honoring Humanitarian Efforts – Global Empowerment Mission (GEM) Annual Gala”

Global Empowerment Mission Gala

October 11, 2018, PR NewsWire:
Global Empowerment Mission and Founder Michael Capponi held their annual fundraiser gala at the Island Gardens Yachting Resort on October 11, 2108. During the evening, GEM honored those who went above and beyond to provide humanitarian aid for the global community. Read the entire article from PR Newswire here.

Global Empowerment Mission Gala Returns To Miami

September 28, 2018, Haute Living:
Michael Capponi and Miami-based Global Empowerment Mission host a gala on October 6, 2018, to honor individuals that have gone above and beyond to help provide humanitarian aid to global communities. Read the full article from Haute Living Here.

South Florida volunteers head to Guatemala after Fuego Volcano

ABC 11 Local News: June 6, 2018
Michael Capponi, Founder of the Global Empowerment Mission traveled with his team to Guatemala following the Fuego Volcano eruption. Michael and his team made the decision to travel to Guatemala after seeing how many residents were in need of disaster relief. The team with Global Empowerment assisted thousands of residents displaced by the June 2018 volcano.

Read the original story from Miami Dade Fox 10 News.

Bethenny Frankel: In Excess Of Over $40 Million In Hurricane Relief

Fox Business: December 1, 2017
Entrepreneur Bethenny Frankel teamed up with Global Empowerment Mission Director Michael Capponi to help collection donations and supplies after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico. Their efforts would go on to help raise $40 million of supplies and donations that they used to help the people devastated by Hurricane Maria.

See the original video from Fox Business News here.

Michael Capponi Went From SoBe Party Promoter to Haiti’s Guardian Angel

November 15, 2016, Miami New Times
Michael Capponi, Founder of the Global Empowerment Mission talks about how he transitioned from the nightlife industry to his work as a humanitarian, and how he visited Haiti 84 times since a massive earthquake hit in 2010.

Read the full article from the Miami New Times here.

Haute Heroes: Four Miamians Making a Difference

November 7, 2016, Haute Living:
Michael Capponi is honored by Haute Living for his incredible work through Global Empowerment Mission. After the earthquake in Haiti in 2010, Capponi flew over with a plane load of supplies and has since returned over 84 times. Read the full article from Haute Living here.


What You Need To Know About Michael Capponi’s Birthday Benefit Gala

April 8, 2016, Haute Living:
Michael Capponi celebrated his April 2016 birthday by throwing a birthday party that benefited Global Empowerment Mission. The evening raised money to provide aid around the global when a natural disaster hits a community. Read the full article from Haute living here.

Developer Michael Capponi Helps Haiti Rebuild

OceanDrive: January 22, 2014
After the devastating earthquake in Haiti in 2010, Michael Capponi founded his nonprofit organization, called the Haiti Empowerment Mission, to provide the citizens of Haiti with tools and education to help them rebuild and prosper.

Read the full story of Michael Capponi’s work with Haiti in the original article from OceanDrive.

Supermodel Amber Arbucci Hosts Hollywood Meets Hollywood Party Alongside Michael Capponi & Moses Bensusan

L’etage Magazine, December 19, 2013:
Michael Capponi teamed up with supermodel Amber Arbucci to host the Hollywood Meets Hollywood Party, where he was honored for the incredible work that Global Empowerment Mission does. He was also presented with a $10,000 check to directly benefit Global Empowerment Mission. Read the full article from L’etage Magazine here.

Michael Capponi Celebrates His 40th Birthday With A Festive Fundraiser

Guest Of A Guest: May 9, 2012:
To celebrate his birthday, Michael Capponi decided to host his party benefit at Capital in New York City. The proceeds that were raised directly benefited Capponi’s organization, Global Empowerment Mission. Read the full article from Guest Of A Guest here.

Industry Insiders: Michael Capponi, Club Kid On A Goodwill Mission

BlackBook, March 22, 2012:
BlackBook interviews Michael Capponi to learn more about his story of triumph over adversity. Capponi discusses what made him shift his focus toward humanitarian work, and what inspired him to create Global Empowerment Mission. Read the full article from Blackbook here.

DIY Efforts Bring Aid To Haiti

NBC News: March 3, 2010
After seeing the expansive devastation from the Haiti earthquake, Michael Capponi worked to collect donations that could directly benefit the victims of the earthquake. Working alongside Miami-based companies and worldwide organizations, Michael Capponi helped to secure donations for those in need.

Read more from the original article by NBC News, DIY Efforts Provides Aid To Haiti.