WORCESTER (CBS) — The Be Like Brit Foundation, headquartered in Worcester, shared a video Monday morning of all the donations of food and supplies for Haiti’s victims of Hurricane Matthew that they’ve received over the weekend.
On Saturday, dozens of families dropped off money, canned goods, toiletries, and more to be sent to Haiti, which was devastated by the storm.READ MORE: Trail Blazers Rally Past Celtics 109-105
Now, the foundation has shown the results of their donation drive.
“We are overwhelmed and so grateful for the response we have received so far and the generous donations that have been coming in to us to help with BLB’s hurricane relief efforts!” said the group in a Facebook post.READ MORE: Mendon Restaurant Staff Stunned By $4,000 Tip Left By Peloton Challenge Team
Founder Cherylann Gengel lost her daughter, 19-year-old Brit Gengel, in the catastrophic 2010 Haiti earthquake. She was in Haiti as part of a relief effort two days before the earthquake struck.
Now, her compassion to help those in need lives on through the family foundation, which includes an orphanage in Haiti that was opened in 2015.
The group is accepting more donations from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at their Worcester headquarters Monday.MORE NEWS: Driver Struck And Killed By Commuter Rail Train At Wilmington Crossing
For more information about the foundation or how you can help, visit BeLikeBrit.org