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Flora E. Kippins Foundation: Giving back …to help hurricane victims

BY TANGERINE CLARKE – Caribbean Life NY. USA

Miss Marilyn Kippins

Guyana-born Miss Marilyn Kippins, founder and president, of the Albany-based, Flora E. Kippins Foundation, Inc., like millions of other citizens across the world who watched in horror as Hurricane Dorian ravished the archipelago — Grand Bahama, and Abaco islands, said she had to find a way to help citizens recover from the devastation they experienced on Sept. 1.

As such, Miss. Kippins packed her truck with over 100 pounds of food and drove from Albany, New York, to be donated to the Bahamas relief efforts that began in Brooklyn three weeks ago.

The Guyanese-American, said she was saddened at the tragedy, but not sure, how she could give to the Bahamas, until she read an article in this publication, that had featured the relief efforts organized by the CARICOM Consular Corps.            Continue reading

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