Spreading Holiday Cheer to Underprivileged Kids in the DR

January 2019, Rockland, MA – Again this year, Robinson Cano’s RC24 Foundation partnered with Medicines for Humanity (MFH) to distribute toys to more than 1,000 children living below the poverty level in 12 bateyes (sugar cane communities) surrounding Quisqueya in the San Pedro de Macoris province of the country. This was the fourth year that MFH assisted RC24. To date, organizers estimate that more than 4,100 children have received holiday gifts through these efforts.

This year, Robinson and his mom, Claribel “Clary” Mercedes joined the volunteers to help put smiles on the faces of the children. Elisa Avila, Medicines for Humanity’s Dominican Republic Country Coordinator organized the distribution for the bateyes.

About the RC24 Foundation: The mission of the RC24 Foundation is to positively impact the lives of underserved children and communities both locally and globally. The Foundation has established and engaged in various initiatives that expand opportunities for improved outcomes in the areas of youth development and community healthcare.

enero de 2019, Rockland, MA - Nuevamente este año, la Fundación RC24 de Robinson Cano se asoció con Medicines for Humanity (MFH) para distribuir juguetes a más de 1,000 niños que viven debajo del nivel de pobreza en 12 bateyes (comunidades de caña de azúcar) que rodean a Quisqueya en la provincia de San Pedro de Macoris. Este fue el cuarto año en que MFH asistió a RC24. Hasta la fecha, los organizadores estiman que más de 4,100 niños han recibido regalos de navidad a través de estos esfuerzos.

Este año, Robinson y su madre, Claribel "Clary" Mercedes se unieron a los voluntarios para ayudar a poner sonrisas en las caras de los niños. Elisa Avila, Coordinadora del Pais en la República Dominicana de Medicines for Humanity organizó la distribución para los bateyes.

2019 Toy Drive

kids at toy drive

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