Wednesday, December 27, 2006

SOS Village Skopje recieves toys from US Marine Corps

Today members of the US Marine Corps will give a donation of gifts to about 80 children at the SOS Children’s Village Skopje. US Marine Corps serving at the U.S. Embassy in the Republic of Macedonia have coordinated a donation drive to benefit a local charity in Macedonia for the third year in a row,
a press statement says.
“We are pleased to participate here in Macedonia in this long standing tradition. Our goal is to deliver a message of hope to less fortunate children that will help motivate them to grow into responsible citizens and community members”, Staff Sergeant Vicente Mendez, commander of the Marine detachment at the Embassy said in the statement.

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