SUCKER GARDEN - In collaboration with the Sucker Garden neighbourhood, the Netherlands Red Cross, through its St. Maarten branch, is organizing an information session about the organizations current recovery programs in the Sucker Garden area.
The residents of Sucker Garden are invited to the meeting on Monday, May 14 that will be held behind the Melford Hazel Sports Auditorium starting at 6.00pm.
The Red Cross has three programs aimed at helping families who were impacted by Hurricane Irma in September 2017. The Red Cross is continuing with the Supermarket Voucher Programme through which families in need receive Red Cross food vouchers allowing them to purchase groceries in participating supermarkets.
In addition, the Home Repair Programme has completed its first
assessments with technical officers providing expertise and the Red Cross providing materials to support families in the repair of their homes.
Finally, the School Meal Programme, which provides breakfasts and hot lunches to thousands of students each day, has been extended until the end of the 2017-2018 school year.