For the people of Mexico, the past two weeks have been filled with heartbreak. Having experienced back to back earthquakes it seems that everyone in this vibrant country felt the earth shake. Across the world, there’s no doubt that people everywhere felt the pain and loss of such a terrible tragedy.
Every year, ILSC is proud to welcome thousands of Mexican students at our locations across the globe. It was no surprise, then, when the disaster struck, students wanted to rally together to help in any way possible. At times, it can feel helpless being so far away from home with there is such chaos, but that’s why some of our amazing students decided to do everything they could to bring relief to a country in distress – and that attitude has become contagious.
Each of the 9 ILSC locations around the world has committed to joining together and hosting a variety of fundraising events with all proceeds going to the Mexican Red Cross. Events will be taking place worldwide from September 25 – October 6, 2017, and will serve to stand as a support to the entire country of Mexico, and hope to inspire others to do the same.
Sometimes it’s in the moments of the greatest loss, that we see the most amount of human kindness and compassion. During a terrible event such as this, we are proud to have students who stand up for what is right and seek to provide relief. At ILSC, we find strength in our community of diversity, and it’s this same community that has shown that wherever they are from, right now, we all stand with Mexico.
To watch ILSC’s relief initiative and see the fundraising efforts taking place at our various locations follow us @ilsc