Imagine yourself peering into the open door of your refrigerator or pantry considering your snack options. You’ve done that many times, right?
Now imagine that your cupboard is bare. Literally. And the refrigerator is empty—or doesn’t even exist in your home.
That’s the situation for too many families in Cozumel.
Maybe the sole wage earner has been ill and out of work. Or maybe a family with many children has been abandoned by a parent. It happens.
Friends of Cozumel provides despensas, or essential food supplies to families in crisis. Several volunteers recently went shopping for many kilos of food supplies. They sorted the supplies into crates that will be distributed to 10 families in dire need.
Boxes of despensas typically include:
- Dry black beans
- Tomato puree
- Chicken soup base
- Cooking oil
- Canned tuna
- Instant coffee
- Boxed milk
- Toilet paper
- Cleaning supplies
Want to help? Find out more here: http://friendsofcozumel.com/your-help/donate-volunteer-or-connect-us/