The Backpack Program, provides supplies and meals for elementary-aged students at the Juanillo Fuentes Elementary School in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico. In addition, the Operation Backpack Program also offers tutoring to the students on Wednesdays in the school library for free.
100% of proceeds from a portion of sales will be used towards the purchase of school supplies and food. With the current Puerto Rico debt crisis over 100 public schools have closed in part to help Puerto Rico battle debt and pension obligations of $123 billion. It is the largest mass closure of schools announced in the history of the U.S. territory.
It is MicMas ReMiX's goal to assist in providing for children who are already facing so much adversity on the island with the tools to help them in school: supplies, nutritious meals and free tutoring. If you would like to learn more about this program, please visit Second Union Church's website at www.secondunion.org.