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Friday, September 22, 2017

Cleveland's Puerto Rican Community Gathering Items for Victims of Hurricane Maria

Posted By on Fri, Sep 22, 2017 at 3:30 PM

click image PHOTO BY JAMES WILLAMOR: LICENSED UNDER CREATIVE COMMONS, CC BY-SA 2.0
  • Photo by James Willamor: licensed under Creative Commons, CC BY-SA 2.0
Via News Channel 5, the Cleveland Puerto Rican community is gathering and soliciting items to send to the U.S. island territory ravaged by Hurricane Maria.

The Clark-Fulton neighborhood is Cleveland's Little Puerto Rico. It is one of the nation's most densely populated Puerto Rican neighborhoods. There, at the San Lorenzo Club — 3415 Clark Ave. — donations will be accepted through Sunday at 8 p.m. Canned goods, baby food, clothing, water, non-perishable items, diapers, and pet supplies will be accepted. (Basically everything except cash.)

According to the latest reports, at least six people have died in the hurricane and its aftermath. Many more fatalities are expected with widespread power outages and additional rain on the horizon.


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