FAMILIES OF SOUTH SAN DIEGO’S SAN YSIDRO SCHOOL DISTRICT OFFERED CARE PACKAGES AT DRIVE-THRU ‘AID TO HUMANITY’ COMMUNITY EVENT
Felix Y. Manalo Foundation, Inc. returns to provide more resources to families in U.S-Mexico Border Town
WHAT: 400 care packages filled with school supplies, blue light blocking glasses, a blanket, and snacks will be offered at a drive-thru community outreach event of the Felix Y. Manalo (FYM) Foundation, Inc., the charitable institution of the Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC or Church Of Christ).
Students and families of Willow Elementary and Sunset Elementary, two schools selected by the San Ysidro School District that are in most need, are invited to receive their care package between 2-4 PM, Oct. 30 at Vista Del Mar Middle School.
These donations from the FYM Foundation follows the Aid To Humanity outreach event in 2019 that serviced more than 1,000 individuals in South San Diego County. It is part of a current worldwide Aid To Humanity effort benefiting hundreds of local organizations and community partners of the INC, like the San Ysidro School District, around the world just in October alone.
Members of the press are invited to attend the event, but are required to follow COVID-19 mask and social distancing guidelines as dictated by San Diego County.
WHERE: Vista Del Mar Middle School
4885 Del Sol Blvd, San Diego, CA 92154
WHEN: Friday // Oct. 30, 2020
2-4 PM, Drive Thru Care Package Distribution until supplies last
DIGNITARIES to be Present:
- Senator Ben Hueso // California State Senator for the 40th District
- Humberto Gurmilan // Board President, San Ysidro School District
- Antonio Martinez // Board Vice President, San Ysidro School District
- Dr. Gina Potter // Superintendent, San Ysidro School District
ON-SITE LOCAL MEDIA CONTACT: Ian Indiongco // 619-341-4502
The Felix Y. Manalo Foundation, Inc. is a socio-civic platform of the Iglesia Ni Cristo (Church Of Christ), which regularly provides relief and immediate aid to local communities in which the Church serves. The Aid To Humanity event series just last year toured Canada and the United States, serving thousands and assisting more than 100 local organizations. Other current projects include eco-farming in Africa and the distribution of basic supplies to residents of favelas in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Volunteers of the foundation also offer relief aid in the aftermath of natural calamities, such as hurricanes and earthquakes in the Philippines and other disaster-stricken areas.
For more about the Church and its activities, please visit www.iglesianicristo.net.