Council honors Daylin Garcia of Giving Gators charity

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, January 31, 2024

     The Miami Lakes town council presented a proclamation to Daylin Garcia for her volunteer efforts in the community. Garcia founded the Giving Gators charity in 2014, which helps children in need. Mayor Manny Cid called her an “unsung hero” whose impact upon the town has been “priceless.”

     Enjoying Daylin Garcia Figueroa Day on Jan. 17 were from left in the photo: Council members Ray Garcia, Marilyn Ruano and Luis Collazo; Vice Mayor Tony Fernandez; Daylin Garcia; Mayor Manny Cid; Councilman Josh Dieguez; Daylin’s husband Rey Garcia and daughters Emily Garcia and Megan Garcia; Daylin’s parents Nancy Figueroa and Victor Figueroa; Education Advisory Board Vice Chair Mario Pinera Jr.; Education Advisory Board Chair Hector Abad; Giving Gators President Denis Brenes and Giving Gators supporter Marcos Gutierrez. 

     Photo provided by The Town of Miami Lakes.