In 2014, I travelled to Guyana and immediately noticed that it had changed. I witnessed the effects of poverty and I was dismayed of the lack of education for young people. Although, Guyana is a free public education system, many families are unable to send their children to school because the cost of living is high.
be provided to low-income area of New York and Caribbean Countries. LYFTS will make grants of school supplies(including backpacks, books, writing utensils, uniforms, and other items) to elementary, middle, and high schools inlow-income areas of New York City and Caribbean countries and programs that promotes youth and young adult development in the Flatbush, East Flatbush and Brownsville community.
Providing 30 families around Brooklyn Family Shelters with turkeys. L.Y.F.T.S donates 200 cooked meals to men's across Brooklyn each year.
Building Community Wealth is an initiative to promote the empowerment residents living in Brooklyn, primarily men and women of color.