Lawrenceville School students donate 200 flashlights to Puerto Rico

A group of high school students from The Lawrenceville School held fundraisers to buy 200 solar flashlights that they recently donated to storm-devastated Puerto Rico.

Their student group is called Light for the Night.

Hurricane Maria hit the Caribbean island in September, ripping apart its fragile infrastructure, and leaving many without electricity.

Darin Khan, the president of the Light for the Night, started the fundraisers because he understands the importance of kids having electricity and lights in order to do homework at night.

The Plainsboro resident hopes to, “prevent children from dropping out of school when they can’t finish their homework in the dark.”

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Source: Middlesex

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