Michael Capponi In The Press

30 Contractors Affected by the Camp Fire Go on Shopping Spree for New, Free Equipment

Fox 40 News Sacramento, February 8, 2019:
Following the devastating Camp Fire in Paradise California, Michael Capponi, founder of Global Empowerment Mission, decided to get involved by providing $30,000 of gift cards to contractors affected by the fire. Read the full article from Fox 40 News Sacramento here.

Contractors Shopping Spree

Actions News Now, February 8, 2019:
Michael Capponi and Global Empowerment Mission recently joined forces with Paradise Adopt a Family to five contractors affected by the Camp Fire in California the resources that they need to start getting back on their feet. Contractors were given $1,000 each to purchase new tools for their businesses. Read the full article from ABC News Now here.

Here is a way to help needy Venezuelans fleeing to Colombia

Local 10 News:
With more residents of Venezuela fleeing to other countries amid unrest, Michael Capponi and Global Empowerment Mission have partner with I Love Venezuela to assist the many refugees. They organizations are working together to provide necessities to those looking for respite. Read the full article from Local 10 News here.

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.

Here Is How To Help The Victims Of The Volcano In Guatemala

Local 10 News, June 8, 2018:
Following the devastating volcano of fire in Guatemala, Michael Capponi and Global Empowerment Mission has been instrumental in helping the victims affected by the disaster. Read the full article from Local 10 News 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.

Real Estate: Michael Capponi & Oren Alexander Announce New Flamingo Drive Residence

Haute Living, October 29, 2015:
Michael Capponi and broke Oren Alexander announced a beautiful development in Miami Beach that features incredible views. The development was completed by Capponi Shear Construction Group. Read the full article from Haute Living here.

Accessing Premier Nightlife With InList Co-Founders Michael Capponi And Gideon Kimbrell

The Founder, February 13, 2015:
Michael Capponi, along with the help of his co-founder, Gideon Kimbrell founded InList, a revolutionary mobile app that is used for finding and booking special events and nightlife events in cities all around the world. Read the full article from The Founder here.

A Night Out With One of Miami’s Night Life Boosters

The New York Times, January 16, 2015: 
The New York Times took a look into the life of Miami professional and humanitarian Michael Capponi. Capponi founded GEM after making more than 80 trips to Haiti following the 2010 earthquake. Read the full article from the New York Times 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.

Haute 100 Miami: A List of the Most Powerful People in Miami

Haute Living, April 26, 2013:
Each year, Haute Living puts together a list of the most powerful people in Miami, Florida. Michael Capponi, who works as an entrepreneur and committed humanitarian, was included on Miami’s top 100 list in 2013. See the entire list from Haute Living here.

Renaissance Man, Michael Capponi And The Capponi Group

Haute Living, April 26, 2013:
Haute Living takes a look at the schedule of Capponi Group Founder and Entrepreneur Michael Capponi. Capponi is a humanitarian from Miami, Florida that is known for his work in Haiti with his organization, Global Empowerment Mission. Read the entire article from Haute Living here.

Capponi Construction Group Celebrate Unveiling of Terra Veritatis’ $40 Million + Historic Renovation

L’etage Magazine, March 3, 2013:
Michael Capponi and Capponi Construction Group presented a historic renovation proclamation during the birthday celebration for William H. Dean, CEO of M.C. Dean. Read the full article from L’etage Magazine.

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.

 

I Have Seen Too Many Big NGOs Waste Too Much Money And I Am Fed Up

The Center for Economic and Policy Research, March 3, 2010: 
After making numerous trips to Haiti following the devastating earthquake, Michael Capponi of Global Empowerment Mission group sat down to discuss his concerns about the lack of funding for disaster relief for countries like Haiti. Read the full article from the Center for Economic and Policy Research here.

Capponi Group’s Burgeoning Conglomerate: Michael Capponi

Haute Living, November 26, 2007:
Michael Capponi, founder of Capponi Group is interviewed by Haute Living on his incredible work in both real estate development and as a humanitarian. Read the full article outlining Michael Capponi’s professional work by Haute Living here.