It seems that the entire community of Robbinsville came out to participate in the fun. The festival is the township’s most significant event. The forecasted rain did not keep families and children from enjoying the day. The day was warm with the perfect temperature. The Itiah Angels for Learning team along with HANA (The Haitian American Nurses Association) were in attendance to create awareness of our mission and talk about the wonderful work we do around the nation and the world. Our giveaways included hand sanitizers provided to us by Merit Manufacturing, a football, a basketball, a luxurious bath set, and various health and wellness literature.
Students from Robbinsville High school as well as parents came to our tent to sign up to volunteer with our organization. Many subscribed to receive our monthly newsletter to learn more about our activities and impact. Others sent donations right away through the website to support our work. By 6 pm, the IAFL team which included Marie Thadal, Magnolia Brown, Alinah Thadal, Giorgio Dell’Acqua, and Jolia Thadal, who arrived earlier in the day to set up, were still in full energy to meet other vendors and other nonprofits who were there to showcase their offering and mission. There was music, food, free rides, and competitions, To close out this spectacular event, fireworks were scheduled for 9 p.m. It was exciting to share the day with nurses Carline Eliezer- President of HANA, Thalia Thomas-Vice President, Vivian Arrindell- Treasurer, and other friends who came to support our effort.
Thank you to Robbinsville Recreation for giving our nonprofit the opportunity to participate in the event. Thank you to the Robbinsville Recreation volunteers who assisted the team in loading and unloading as well as setting the tent and the breakdown. The event was well organized. A great time was had by all, indeed!