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Operation Sierra Charlie

A series of deadly tornadoes struck 6 different states on Friday, December 10th, causing major damage to many cities and a death toll that is expected to exceed 90 deaths. In Kentucky, many people have lost their homes during the time of year where many celebrate the holidays with family and friends. Our mission was to bring the holidays to the many that have lost so much because of this tragedy. Operation Sierra Charlie was put together to begin collecting toy donations from the New York City and Long Island Area and bring them to Kentucky in hopes of bringing smiles to children’s faces. $395 was raised through our GoFundMe campaign and Instagram account thanks to generous donors. Ozone Park...

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Toys For The Children of Marsh Harbour

Last December in 2019, we flew down to the Bahamas to help out the people of Marsh Harbour in the Abaco Island, Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian had destroyed most of the town in early September. We saw a community struggling to get back on its feet and many houses far from repair. With members from The Black 6 Project, we helped distribute food, basic hygiene supplies, and rebuild homes. Being it was close to Christmas, one of volunteers, Matt Robertson, had bleached his beard and dressed in a Santa Clause suit. On one afternoon, with toys in hand that we had brought with us, we distributed toys to the children of Marsh Harbour. We've learned about their traumatic experience when...

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Operation Puerto Rico Quake- Black 6 Responds To Recent Earthquakes

Since late December 2019, approximately 2,000 earthquakes have hit the island of Puerto Rico with the strongest being a magnitude 6.4 quake. These earthquakes would occur almost daily causing major structural damage, power outages, and displacing many residents. We are currently working with local contacts to understand the resources needed and are standing up a disaster relief team to provide aid to those affected. Many residents are displaced due to damaged homes or out of fear of collapse as tremors and quakes continue every day. Most of the damage has been to cities to the south like Guayanilla and Ponce. With 2,000 evacuees and one reported casualty, aid is needed to help those evacuated or living without access to power...

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