September 5th is International Charity Day

Abel Garcia is a 10 years old quadriplegic that lives in San Antonio, Texas. He started a GoFundMe campaign that we’ve added to our Crowdfunding page.

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey that devastated parts of Texas and Louisiana, we felt it was appropriate to share that September 5th is International Charity Day.

September 5th is recognized by the United Nations General Assembly as the International Day of Charity. The purpose of this recognized day is to help raise awareness for charity related activities all over the world for individuals and families, charitable, philanthropic and non-profit organizations whether it may be local, regional or global level.

The International Day of Charity was conceived as a Hungarian Civil Society to enhance visibility, organize special events and increase social responsibility and public support for charitable causes. The holiday was officially recognized in 2012 by the United Nations.

In honor of this recognized day, please take a moment to read more about some of the individuals and families who could use your support in achieving their dream of a wheelchair accessible van. To learn more about Abel Garcia’s story (pictured above), go to his GoFundMe page here

Red Cross efforts continue to help those in need following Hurricane Harvey. Read more here.