Jennifer Lopez delivers passionate plea for Puerto Rico's hurricane relief efforts: 'Help rebuild our island'

Jennifer Lopez is calling for her fans to do what they can to help the people of Puerto Rico after the island suffered massive destruction following Hurricane Maria's landfall.

The singer took to Instagram on Thursday night to deliver a passionate plea for support for the nation's relief efforts.

"What's on my mind is what's going on in Puerto Rico. The devastation is beyond belief," said Lopez, who is currently in Las Vegas for her residency show. "Me and my cousin still haven't been able to hear from our families over there."

"Today, Puerto Rico needs our help. I urge you to support and donate to the efforts of the First Lady of Puerto Rico, Beatriz Areizaga," she shared. "Together we can help rebuild our island, and the Caribbean."

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A man looks for valuables in the damaged house of a relative after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria in Guayama, Puerto Rico September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A damaged house is seen after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria en Guayama, Puerto Rico September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
A damaged supermarket is seen after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria in Guayama, Puerto Rico September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
Damaged electrical installations are seen after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria en Guayama, Puerto Rico September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A man rides a bicycle next to a flooded road after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria in Guayama, Puerto Rico September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
Debris and damaged electrical installations are seen after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria en Guayama, Puerto Rico September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
A woman cuts a fallen tree into pieces after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria in Guayama, Puerto Rico September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
Toys are seen in a damaged house after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria in Guayama, Puerto Rico September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
A damaged pier is seen after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria in Puerto de Jobos, Puerto Rico September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
Damages are seen in a supermarket after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria in Guayama, Puerto Rico September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
A man runs on the street next to debris and damaged cars after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria in Guayama, Puerto Rico September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
Damages are seen in a supermarket after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria in Guayama, Puerto Rico September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
Constructions debris are carried by the wind after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria in Guayama, Puerto Rico September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
Agapito Lopez looks at the damage in his house after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria in Guayama, Puerto Rico September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
Branches lie on the ground as trees blow in the wind from the passage of the Hurricane Maria, seen outside Roberto Clemente Coliseum where residents have sought shelter in San Juan, Puerto Rico, early on September 20, 2017. Hurricane Maria closed in on the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on September 20 as forecasters warned of a 'potentially catastrophic' storm that has already killed at least two people in the Caribbean. / AFP PHOTO / HECTOR RETAMAL (Photo credit should read HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images)
This view shows the rain from the passage of the Hurricane Maria from Roberto Clemente Coliseum where residents have sought shelter in San Juan, Puerto Rico, early on September 20, 2017. Hurricane Maria closed in on the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on September 20 as forecasters warned of a 'potentially catastrophic' storm that has already killed at least two people in the Caribbean. / AFP PHOTO / HECTOR RETAMAL (Photo credit should read HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images)
Residents seek shelter inside Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico, early on September 20, 2017, as Hurricane Maria passes the island. Hurricane Maria closed in on the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on September 20 as forecasters warned of a 'potentially catastrophic' storm that has already killed at least two people in the Caribbean. / AFP PHOTO / HECTOR RETAMAL (Photo credit should read HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images)
A general view of Aguirre thermoelectric plant during the rain before the arrival of the Hurricane Maria in Guayama, Puerto Rico September 19, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
Residents seek shelter inside Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico, early on September 20, 2017, as Hurricane Maria passes the island. Hurricane Maria closed in on the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on September 20 as forecasters warned of a 'potentially catastrophic' storm that has already killed at least two people in the Caribbean. / AFP PHOTO / HECTOR RETAMAL (Photo credit should read HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images)
The top of a church is seen through branches as Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico in Fajardo, on September 20, 2017. Maria made landfall on Puerto Rico on Wednesday, pummeling the US territory after already killing at least two people on its passage through the Caribbean. The US National Hurricane Center warned of 'large and destructive waves' as Maria came ashore near Yabucoa on the southeast coast. / AFP PHOTO / Ricardo ARDUENGO (Photo credit should read RICARDO ARDUENGO/AFP/Getty Images)
Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico in Fajardo on September 20, 2017. Maria made landfall on Puerto Rico on Wednesday, pummeling the US territory after already killing at least two people on its passage through the Caribbean. The US National Hurricane Center warned of 'large and destructive waves' as Maria came ashore near Yabucoa on the southeast coast. / AFP PHOTO / Ricardo ARDUENGO (Photo credit should read RICARDO ARDUENGO/AFP/Getty Images)
A man looks as trees are toppled in a parking lot at Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on September 20, 2017, during the passage of the Hurricane Maria. Maria made landfall on Puerto Rico on Wednesday, pummeling the US territory after already killing at least two people on its passage through the Caribbean. The US National Hurricane Center warned of 'large and destructive waves' as Maria came ashore near Yabucoa on the southeast coast. / AFP PHOTO / HECTOR RETAMAL (Photo credit should read HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images)
Trees are toppled in a parking lot at Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on September 20, 2017, during the passage of the Hurricane Maria. Maria made landfall on Puerto Rico on Wednesday, pummeling the US territory after already killing at least two people on its passage through the Caribbean. The US National Hurricane Center warned of 'large and destructive waves' as Maria came ashore near Yabucoa on the southeast coast. / AFP PHOTO / HECTOR RETAMAL (Photo credit should read HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images)
Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico in Fajardo. on September 20, 2017. Maria made landfall on Puerto Rico on Wednesday, pummeling the US territory after already killing at least two people on its passage through the Caribbean. The US National Hurricane Center warned of 'large and destructive waves' as Maria came ashore near Yabucoa on the southeast coast. / AFP PHOTO / Ricardo ARDUENGO (Photo credit should read RICARDO ARDUENGO/AFP/Getty Images)
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Hurricane Maria, which has killed at least 15 people in Puerto Rico and 20 more in several other Caribbean islands, comes on the heels of the immensely powerful Hurricane Irma, which tore through Puerto Rico before causing massive damage in Florida and claimed the lives of at least 84 people in the Caribbean and the U.S.

Before sharing her own video, Lopez reposted a similar plea recorded by her ex-husband and friend Marc Anthony, who also encouraged viewers to donate and support relief efforts.

The singer also shared an interview with a resident of Puerto Rico from the NBC Nightly News' coverage of Hurricane Maria, who got candid about the frightening toll the storm took, and the need to overcome this hardship.

"It will take a while to get to those that need it the most," the aid worker shared. "I'm 54 years old and I've never seen devastation like this. The human spirit is gonna have to rise up real high, and I'm sure we have the strength to do it, but we have to find it within ourselves."

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Despite the destruction caused by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, there are still two months remaining in the Atlantic hurricane season, which continues through Nov. 30.

For those who want to donate to Puerto Rico's relief and rebuilding efforts, click here.

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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 20: Jennifer Lopez attends the 2017 NBCUniversal summer press day The Beverly Hilton Hotel on March 20, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE WITH ANDY COHEN -- Pictured (l-r): Jennifer Lopez -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 02: Jennifer Lopez leaves 'The Daily Show with Trevor Noah' on March 2, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS -- Episode 499 -- Pictured: Actress Jennifer Lopez on March 2, 2017 -- (Photo by: Lloyd Bishop/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 02: Actress/Singer Jennifer Lopez is seen outside the today Show on March 2, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 02: Jennifer Lopez arrives to NBC's 'Late Night With Seth Meyers' show at Rockefeller Center on March 2, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 01: Jennifer Lopez visits 'The View' on March 01, 2017 in New York, NY. (Photo by Josiah Kamau/BuzzFoto via Getty Images)
SHADES OF BLUE -- Season 2 Premiere Party -- Pictured: Jennifer Lopez on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 01: Jennifer Lopez arrives to The Roxy for 'Shades Of Blue' Season 2 Premiere on March 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0634 -- Pictured: Actress Jennifer Lopez during a Dance Battle on March 1, 2017 -- (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images))
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Singer/actress Jennifer Lopez attends the 59th GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 12, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - JANUARY 25: (L-R) Dancer Derek Hough, singer-actress-dancer Jennifer Lopez, singer-songwriter-dancer Ne-Yo and actress-dancer Jenna Dewan Tatum attend the Photo Op for NBC's 'World Of Dance' at NBC Universal Lot on January 25, 2017 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 18: Actress/singer Jennifer Lopez arrives at People's Choice Awards 2017 at Microsoft Theater on January 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images for Fashion Media)
PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 18: Jennifer Lopez attends the 2017 NBCUniversal Winter Press Tour - Day 2 at Langham Hotel on January 18, 2017 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by JB Lacroix/WireImage)
PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 18: Actors Ray Liotta (L) and Jennifer Lopez of 'Shades of Blue' pose for a portrait in the NBCUniversal Press Tour portrait studio at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena on January 18, 2017 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by: Maarten de Boer/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images) NUP_176963_3543.jpg
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 18: Actress/recording artist Jennifer Lopez (L) and recording artist/TV personality Blake Shelton attend the People's Choice Awards 2017 at Microsoft Theater on January 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for People's Choice Awards)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 21: Actess Jennifer Lopez is seen set of 'Shades Of Blue' on November 21, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - NOVEMBER 17: Singer/actress Jennifer Lopez attends the 17th annual Latin Grammy Awards on November 17, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - NOVEMBER 17: Jennifer Lopez (L) and Marc Anthony perform onstage during the 17th Annual Latin Grammy Awards held at T-Mobile Arena on November 17, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)
LAS VEGAS, NV - NOVEMBER 17: Singer/actress Jennifer Lopez attends The 17th Annual Latin Grammy Awards at T-Mobile Arena on November 17, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by John Parra/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Jennifer Lopez, Ray Liotta filming Nbc-Tv's 'Shades Of Blue' on November 2, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Steve Sands/GC Images)
MIAMI, FL - OCTOBER 29: Jennifer Lopez performs during the Get Loud for Hillary Clinton at GOTV Concert in Miami at Bayfront Park Amphitheatre on October 29, 2016 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by John Parra/FilmMagic)
MIAMI, FL - OCTOBER 29: Jennifer Lopez performs during the Get Loud for Hillary Clinton at GOTV Concert in Miami at Bayfront Park Amphitheatre on October 29, 2016 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by John Parra/FilmMagic)
MIAMI, FL - OCTOBER 29: Jennifer Lopez, Hillary Clinton and Marc Anthony are seen at the Jennifer Lopez Gets Loud for Hillary Clinton at GOTV Concert in Miami at Bayfront Park Amphitheatre on October 29, 2016 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by John Parra/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 25: Jennifer Lopez filming on October 25, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by BBD/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Jennifer Lopez attends Epic Summer Hosted By DJ Khaledat Marquee on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Shareif Ziyadat/Getty Images)
EAST HAMPTON, NY - AUGUST 20: Jennifer Lopez attends the Apollo in the Hamptons 2016 party at The Creeks on August 20, 2016 in East Hampton, New York. (Photo by Patrick McMullan/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 23: Jennifer Lopez is seen at the film set of 'Shades of Blue' in Prospect Park on August 23, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Tal Rubin/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 14: Jennifer Lopez and Kerry Washington attend the Jen Klein Day of Indulgence 2016 on August 14, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Amy Graves/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 16: Actress/singer Jennifer Lopez arrives at the screening of 'Ice Age: Collision Course' at Zanuck Theater at 20th Century Fox Lot on July 16, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
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