Transit Systems is proud to say we were able to help a charitable group in New York City deliver much-needed supplies to Roatán. Honduras is one of the poorest countries in the Western Hemisphere. Just a two hour trip from Miami - 75% of the people live in poverty; many don't have electricity or running water.
This is a story of incredible people doing something good for the community and it's youth, and participating in the "Operation Gratitude" which is a program to send Halloween candy to US Troops serving abroad. Operation Gratitude is a national program where hundreds of community dentists work to buy buy candy from children, and does something really positive with it.
This is a great story about how a celebrity sports star and some good friends can make a difference to children in need. When you read a story like this, it confirms that the efforts of a few can have a big impact.
With all of the big news coverage surrounding Hurricane Sandy, it was nice to see local citizens and community organizations go the extra mile to help those in need. One of the smaller stories of people helping people is about a church organization sending relief supplies to those in affected areas. I'm sure we've all heard about a church that was active in raising funds to help people who were displaced by the big storm,.. but what about those who did a little more?