Bags of Hope

Operation: Bags of Hope

Two back-to-back hurricanes, Irma and Maria, ravaged the Caribbean Islands in September. Living in Puerto Rico, we experienced this firsthand and are seeing the devastation of our once lush island and its beautiful people.

Any help matters. With tiny hands but large hearts, our network of bilingual worldschoolers are building "Bags of Hope" -- bags filled with items of immediate importance, including a note of love from our children to inspire hope.

Bags can be assembled in Puerto Rico or sent from the mainland to be distributed to families in most need (details below). Please come join our efforts and make a difference!

Contact us through Facebook, and like our page while you're at it! http://fb.me/prbagsofhope

HOW YOU CAN HELP

A. DONATE ANY ITEMS THROUGH OUR AMAZON WISHLIST!

    1. Donate items from this Amazon wishlist: http://a.co/2csg49x
    2. For shipping, select this Amazon shipping address: "Puerto Rico Bags of Hope Gift Registry". Drop us a note on http://fb.me/prbagsofhope when your order is on its way!
    3. Ask your child to make a card with well wishes for another child in Puerto Rico. Take a pic of her card and share it with us on http://fb.me/prbagsofhope
    4. Once we receive it, our tiny volunteers will assemble bags for you!

B. BUILD A BAG YOURSELF!

    1. Assemble a bag of hope with the following items:
      • Bag or backpack (sealed)
      • Hat or cap
      • Hand towel
      • Travel-sized toy/game (ie. playing cards, stuffed toy, coloring book)
      • 3 non-perishable snacks (ie. granola snack, protein bar)
      • Bug repellent
      • Hand sanitizer
      • Hand wipes (travel-size)
      • Flashlight with batteries
      • Hand towel
      • Mosquito net
    2. Ask your child to make a card with well wishes for another child in Puerto Rico. Add this to the bag and share a pic of your assembled bag on http://fb.me/prbagsofhope
    3. Mail your assembled bag:

ATTN: FOR PUERTO RICO BAGS OF HOPE

c/o Frances Torres

PO Box 360945

San Juan, PR 00936-0945

THANK YOU FOR YOUR GENEROSITY!

Sample "Bag of Hope"

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