Hello Readers! My name is Mandy, and I am one of the clothing team members. Our UGA Global Engagement Learning Community (GELC) is doing a service project this semester, and our team is working with Fundacion Pequeno Corazon (Little Heart Foundation), a non-profit organization in Colombia whose primary purpose is to help children from low income families with congenital heart disease. The foundation sells gently used clothing for a low price, and the money they receive helps children in Colombia who need heart surgeries.
Our mission this semester will be to collect used clothing from different residence halls at UGA and sell bracelets to help with the shipping costs. Depending on how much money we raise to ship the clothing, we will donate whatever clothing we have left to a local charity.
Follow along this semester as we help children who need heart surgeries! Here is the foundation’s website where you can find more information: http://www.pequenocorazon.org.co