T’was the season to give back!
City Councilmember Farah Louis (D-(D-Flatbush, East Flatbush, Midwood, Marine Park, Flatlands, Kensington) and Terrance “Aura” Rogers, a life-long resident of Glenwood Houses, 5816 Farragut Road, last week organized a huge superhero-themed Christmas toy giveaway on for both the Glenwood Houses and surrounding New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) buildings.
The two people joined forces with The Evo Agency, The Artistry Ent, K Goddess, Goddess Venus, Terrance Floyd Brother of George Floyd, Hip Hop Mike, Cortez from the famous Url battles, Hollitv, Lil AGZ, SPIDERCUZ, 8rooklyn8atman and DJ Skrilla to deliver toys to underprivileged kids that have been heavily impacted by COVID-19 in the area.
“The vacations are all about us coming collectively, working collectively and simply remembering that the significance of the give again. In order that’s why it’s vital for us to accomplice with organizations and all the influencers that got here right here immediately to assist our neighborhood. The younger folks specifically. COVID has induced our neighborhood to lose a lot so right here’s a chance to offer again and simply to unfold a bit of love and pleasure,” stated Louis.
Rogers is a digital analyst at Roc Nation and in addition owns his personal administration agency, known as AuraconnectionsLLC. He partnered with younger social media influencers and music artists to decorate up and be a part of the annual community-centric initiative to assist low-income households experiencing monetary constraints and struggling to make ends meet.
Rogers’ household and pals fortunately knocked on doorways all through Glenwood Homes the varied buildings and gave donated toys from the neighborhood middle to youngsters to unfold vacation cheer.
“I simply did it for my neighborhood man. No offense to the politicians, however I don’t see them right here usually,” stated Rogers.
Rogers stated he isn’t overly keen on press or speeches or consideration however has been holding the toy giveaway and neighborhood occasions for a few years and is happy about its success.