PONCE – The children of Hogar San Miguel in Ponce need help of the entire community due to the lack of materials and funds. In these times of economic hardship, in particularly as a result of the earthquakes and the pandemic caused by COVID-19, have decreased contributions dramatically, jeopardizing the stability of the shelter.
“The facilities offer accommodation and services to a maximum of 20 children, aged between 8 and 18 years, who have been removed for being victims of physical, sexual and emotional abuse. Our children are very special, have a diversity of health needs and conditions, including HIV / AIDS. ”, explained the Atty. Pablo Rivera, who leads the fundraising initiative.
The Ponceño lawyer, highlighted by stating “we have cozy facilities and highly qualified staff. committed to offering our children the love, care and specialized services, not However, we ask the community for their collaboration. We recognize the goodness of the people, there is no contribution little one, we receive all help with great gratitude ”.
“We have begun to publicize the great need of the children of Hogar San Miguel and knowing that together we are stronger, we ask you to organize a group in your school, university, work, church, organization, family or friends. Your help is necessary and it will be a blessing, “said Rivera. exhorting the community. He elaborated identifying the following main needs: solar heater, water purifier, cleaning and hygiene products, including those related to Covid-19, materials school and office, food, and electronic video game consoles for entertainment. Also I know efforts are being made to obtain and install a mechanical chair ramp in a bus in the shelter wheels, for our children with disabilities.
It was indicated that you can take your donations directly to the hostel or you can coordinate the pick up at your home or organization. If you require additional information, you can contact the office of the Atty. Pablo Rivera by phone (787) 375-9226, by email to [email protected] or on the Facebook page @PabloRiveraLaw.