Over two dozen students from Georgia colleges and universities who are members of the Georgia Caribbean Students Alliance are helping flood victims in Trinidad and Tobago, the South Florida Caribbean News has reported.
According to the volunteer group, the students met Saturday, November 3rd at Larparkan Shipping in Decatur and packed clothes, shoes, food, diapers and other toiletries to help thousands in those countries displaced by severe flooding.
Trinidad and Tobago received a full month’s worth of rain in two days, according to officials.
About 150,000 people are believed to be affected.
“Atlanta has a large Caribbean American community that supports local and Caribbean American cause sat home and abroad,” said Kaliah Henton-Jones, a representative of the group.
The packing event was organized in part by the Caribbean Association of Georgia, the Trinidad and Tobago Association of Georgia, the Georgia Caribbean Students Alliance.
Article credit: https://sflcn.com / Lauren Padgett
Photo credit: Henton-Jones Media