Next weekend the organizations will also be taking non perishable donations like water, batteries, and flashlights to send to those in Puerto Rico.
Puerto Rico is still reeling from the devastation from Hurricane Maria, which has left billions of dollars worth of damage in its wake, flooded the country and destroyed a lot of the buildings.
The 471st is clearing local road 128, near Ponce, Puerto Rico, of an innumerable amount of trees, bushes, and other debris that are now blocking traffic and preventing locals from getting the medical help they need.
"What better way to channel that energy than to do something for Puerto Rico", said Medina.
The Trump administration is brushing off fresh criticism from the mayor of San Juan over the federal government's recovery effort in hurricane-battered Puerto Rico.
"It's not just a little town, it's the whole island. Very good towels", Trump said in an interview that aired on Sunday on Christian television network Trinity Broadcasting. In response to lethargic efforts from the US government, rescue and relief efforts are being organized by the Puerto Rican government as well as American citizens on the mainland, who have been raising money and sending supplies themselves.
"As Governor I dealt with disaster relief like hurricanes, storms, fires, the shooting at Virginia Tech".
"In one sense, you hate to see it", he told Huckabee. So you can move people from the affected areas into the other places where there is medical care, where there is electricity, where there is water. "The bottom line is, is that we are making progress every day in conjunction with" Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello "and in regards to the power failure, we're restringing a very fragile system every day". It was only days after Hurricane Irma, another devastating hurricane, had hit the US. Could it be that he did not know that the 3.4 million "people of color" living there were Americans?