Via News Channel 5
Photo by James Willamor: licensed under Creative Commons, CC BY-SA 2.0
, the Cleveland Puerto Rican community is gathering and soliciting items to send to the U.S. island territory ravaged by Hurricane Maria.
The Clark-Fulton neighborhood is Cleveland's Little Puerto Rico. It is one of the nation's most densely populated Puerto Rican neighborhoods. There, at the San Lorenzo Club — 3415 Clark Ave. — donations will be accepted through Sunday at 8 p.m. Canned goods, baby food, clothing, water, non-perishable items, diapers, and pet supplies will be accepted. (Basically everything except cash.)
According to the latest reports
, at least six people have died in the hurricane and its aftermath. Many more fatalities are expected
with widespread power outages and additional rain on the horizon.