MOUNT JOY – The Cuban government is allowing shipments of humanitarian aid to enter from Lancaster County. Two 40-foot containers of aid are being shipped from the Global Aid Network’s Logistics Center in Mount Joy for immediate relief from the devastation of Hurricane Matthew. Eastern Cuba was the hardest hit by the storm with homes leveled, crops destroyed, and water sources polluted. GAIN CEO, Al Goff says their partners are already on the ground helping with shelter, food distribution, and finding clean water sources. Shipments of rice and beans and rice and lentils are headed to the region from the Logistics Center at 1506 Quarry Road, as volunteers are participating in a special aid packing project now through Saturday.
October 21, 2016