Young Puerto Rican kids at the Luis Llorens Torres Housing Project in San Juan, Puerto Rico received bags with yummy candy today - a welcome treat after so going through so much hardship since Hurricane Maria's passage on September 20th. This is the first batch of candy donated by TriBeCa-based kids' store Torly Kid through Teens4PR. Torly holds an annual candy exchange after Halloween to benefit a New York area children's organization. This year, they chose to send a little sweet love to kids served by the Boys and Girls Club of Puerto Rico.
"A million thanks for the candy exchange effort!," said Patricia de la Torre, Resource Development Director at BGCPR. "Our kids at the Luis Llorens Torres Club House were more than thrilled; the smile on their faces is proof enough."
"We applaud Torly Kid and Teens4PR for your social awareness and interest in the wellbeing of our children," added de la Torre. "You are all proof that an individual effort can turn into a collective movement."