Giving Gators Meal Drive feeds 100+ families

Government Friday, December 6, 2019

The Giving Gators annual Thanksgiving Meal Drive helped families enjoy the holiday with a complete, traditional meal.

The charitable group put together boxes that held all the fixings, including turkeys, and distributed them to more than 120 students at 13 schools in Miami-Dade County, founder Daylin Garcia said in an email.

Sponsors included SFS Systems Furniture Services, Inc.; Kelley Kronenberg Attorneys at Law; Specialty Smiles; Layer 8 Solutions; Gold Financial Services and the town of Miami Lakes.

Pictured, left to right: Emily Garcia of Giving Gators; Bob Graham Education Center Assistant Principal Elizabeth Hernandez; Councilman Luis Collazo, Bob Graham Education Center Counselor Sara Najara; Administrative Director for Miami-Dade Public Schools North Region Reva Vangates; Jackie Mesa of Specialty Smiles; Melissa Cid, wife of Mayor Manny Cid; Attorney Alexander Alonso; Councilwoman Marilyn Ruano; Councilman Jeffrey Rodriguez, Tony Fernandez of Layer 8 Solutions; Councilman Carlos Alvarez; Denis Brenes of Gold Financial Services; Councilman Josh Dieguez; Attorney Marc Marra; Bob Graham Education Center Media Specialist John Hunt; Bob Graham Education Center Asst. Principal James Jackimczuk and Giving Gators founder Daylin Garcia.

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