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Children & Young People · 01:33

Panama Food Bank

  • By Gilberto Castro · Panama, Americas


Panama Food Bank

Main aim of the charity

The main aim is proving food for Children's Dining Rooms in Panama city. It under takes several public schools and poor community areas.

How the employee got involved and why

I have been involve in the past 12 years leading the Disaster Response Team for America, supporting and deploying the DRT in more than 10 countries under our Go Help Program. Every time a came back home , I wonder what else a could due tu support in charitable cause but that had long term impact in people. So, They Food Bank came to me as true long term support by feeding and providing at least one meal a day for kids.

What work does the employee do for charity?

I visit all the Children dining room , review their need and support them with food bank in order to get them the sufficient food items they require every day to provided that one meal a day.

What impact would winning have on the charity?

It will help us get more organize by purchasing some food items that are not easy to come by in donation , also it will help us to support some other children dining room that we can’t help them because of our limitation in donation and low stock in food items such as rice , beans among other.

What impact would winning have on the employee?

It will give a deep since of accomplishment supporting a long term impact in that one kid that will have a secure one meal a day for them and see them grow and study to become a good person wit a future. Also I have involve DHL employees to participate and volunteer.

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