Teatro Yerbabruja Honored for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief Efforts

November 22nd, 2017 – Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter, along with members of the Islip Town Board, recognized Teatro Yerbabruja of Central Islip at the November Town Board meeting. The theater company and grass roots organization for social change, recently collected close to 200,000 pounds of food and goods for the victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. Teatro Yerbabruja has shipped more than 100,000 pounds of food, water and other items, and another 100,000 is on its way. Teatro Yerbabruja is now working to build a Bridge of Hope between Long Island and Puerto Rico, assisting with the rehabilitation of Puerto Rico’s schools and its infrastructure. 

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