Helping rebuild in Haiti
(FOX 25 / MyFoxBoston.com) – Britney Gengel was among more than 300,000 people killed in the Jan. 12, 2010, earthquake in Port-au-Prince, the impoverished Caribbean country’s capital city.
The 19-year-old from Rutland, Mass., was a student at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Fla. She had arrived in Haiti the day before the earthquake to work with orphans.
In memory of Britney, the Gengels are building an orphanage in Grand Goave, Haiti.
Be Like Brit, a nonprofit organization, was started by the Gengel family started.
Watch VB’s interview with Len and Cherylann Gengel for more.