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21 Days of Giving for Puerto Rico

Dawn J. Sagert
York Dispatch

Centro Hispano Jose Hernandez kicked off its 21 Days of Giving for Puerto Rico campaign, Puerto Rico Se Levanta (Puerto Rico Is Rising), at Central Market in York City, coinciding with First Friday events on Jan. 5. 

ESOL specialist Jacob Fox, of York Tech, serves pieces of flan as the York City Hispanic Center, Centro Hispano Jose Hernandez, kicks off its 21 Days of Giving for Puerto Rico campaign, Puerto Rico Se Levanta, in collaboration with York CIty and the York County School of Technology at Central Market in York City, Friday, Jan. 5, 2018. The flan was donated for the event by campaign partner Mi Caldero of  York City. Dawn J. Sagert photo

The fundraising campaign is a collaboration of the City of York, El Centro Hispano Jose Hernandez and York County School of Technology.

Collection sites can be found at: City of York - Bureau of Health, West York Borough Building, The Parliament Arts Organization, Union Lutheran Church, LifePath Christian Ministries, Next Level Barbershop, Buchart Horn Inc., York County SPCA, Rep. Carol Hill-Evans' office and the office of Mayor Glenn P. Wascovich in Hallam.

According to the Facebook event page, items that are being accepted include nonperishable food items, clothes, shoes, non-liquid toiletries, bug repellent wipes, baby items, diapers and camping and pet supplies. Cash and checks are also being accepted and should be made payable to Centro Hispano.