PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Native efforts proceed to assist the individuals of Puerto Rico rebuild their lives after the devastation brought on by Hurricane Maria.
They have been boxing up toys, diapers, meals, and different provides on the Essington lodge of Worldwide Affiliation of Machinists & Aerospace Staff Native 1776.
The IAM, AFL-CIO, and American Airways are partnering in airlifting provides to the victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.
American Airways’ Philadelphia cargo director Junie Paul, and IAM native 1776 president Richard Howell took outing to speak with us.
“That is all donated by unions and donated by firms. Like, as an example, American Airways donated tons of stuff and in addition cargo area. Cargo area could be very costly,” stated Richard Howell, President of IAM native 1776.
“And we’ll do it so long as it’s wanted. We’ll attempt to do our greatest,” stated Junie Paul, American Airways’ Philadelphia cargo director
Sixty-thousand kilos of cargo area has been donated by American Airways and the provides must be in Puerto Rico inside every week.