Our School's Response
The purpose of this message is to inform our Roosevelt community of our collective response and the efforts we are making together to help those affected by the devastating floods and huaicos (mudslides) in Northern Peru and parts of Lima.
Here you will find:
- our community service and donation opportunities;
- a resource document on how to get involved and staying safe; and
- opportunities to share your stories.
1. DONATION OF FOOD, SUPPLIES, and FUNDS & Volunteer WORK
Many of our community members are eager and ready to help as a school community. With the coordination of the Global Citizenship Program (GCP) Team, Colegio Roosevelt has joined forces with the Office of the First Lady of Peru, Mrs. Nancy Kuczynski, to support the #UnaSolaFuerza campaign. We have determined this donation collection is the most efficient and direct way our donations can reach people who are most in need of supplies and food.
We are asking the school community for their generous donation of food and hygiene supplies when students come back to school. At this time, we anticipate to be back to school on Monday, March 27. From Monday, March 27 through Friday, March 31, students and staff are encouraged to donate specific items, sorted by grade level and division. These items are to be dropped off in the designated spaces in the PAC Lobby area.
Students in each grade level are encouraged to donate items from the list below. The amount of items to bring are a suggested minimum and students can bring as many items from this list as they like. Each item should be able to fit into a care package.
Grade 12: 3 liters of water
Grade 11: 2 kg rice
Grade 10: 2 kg lentils or other legumes
Grade 9: 2 cartons of milk and/or 3 cartons of juice
Grade 8: 2 bags of sugar
Grade 7: 3 cans of tuna
Grade 6: 2 large packs of soda crackers
Grade 5: 2 bags of oatmeal
Grade 4: 1 tube of toothpaste – and 1 packet toothbrushes
Grade 3: 2 bags of laundry detergent
Grade 2: 2 packs of 4 rolls of toilet paper
Grade 1: 4 bars of soap
Early Childhood 3+4 and Kindergarten: diapers and/or diaper rash cream
Faculty and staff members:
5 packs of 10 - Sanitary pads or 1 bottle of insect repellent
Colegio Roosevelt will host days of service work with community member volunteers to help assemble these donated items into care packages. These packages will be then delivered to one of the government’s distribution centers. There will be volunteer service opportunities open to the community on Wednesday, March 29th starting at 1:00 p.m. and on Saturday, April 1st starting at 9:00 a.m. to help assemble the donated items into care packages. More details about volunteer service work will be shared soon.
An additional way to help is by making a financial contribution.
Colegio Roosevelt has set up a special bank account where we can all contribute as a community.
All funds collected now until Saturday, April 1st will be donated to Instituto Nacional de Defensa Civil - INDECI (Peruvian National Institute for Civil Defense) on behalf of our Colegio Roosevelt community.
Banco de Crédito del Perú - BCP
Type of Account
BCP Account Number
Name of Account
Colegio Roosevelt - Donaciones
Colegio Roosevelt - Donaciones
|SWIFT Code||Banco BCP - Address||Telephone number|
|Banco del Crédito del Perú - BCP
Jr. Lampa 499
Centro de Lima
|+51 1 427-5600|
2. RESOURCE DOCUMENT “Flooding in Peru - How to Help”
The Global Citizenship Program (GCP) Team has created a comprehensive resources document where you can find information on collection points in Lima, tips to stay safe, FAQs, useful links and much more. We encourage you to take a look. This document has already been shared with High School students, and it has valuable and useful information for all FDR families. This document gets updated regularly. To access the document CLICK HERE. (available only in English)
3. SHARE YOUR STORY
We know many members of our Roosevelt Community are actively involved with relief efforts and we are especially grateful to those students who have taken action with their families. Please consider sharing your stories about how you have been helping those in need via social media #FDRHelps #WeAreColegioRoosevelt and/or CLICK HERE. Thank you for all you are doing!
Thank you very much for supporting Colegio Roosevelt’s efforts to help Peru during these difficult times.
Please note that should any of these plans or dates change, we will keep you updated in a timely manner.
We Are Colegio Roosevelt!