18 City Winery Atlanta volunteers to help rebuild farms in Puerto Rico

More than three months after Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, City Winery is sending 125 of its team members to help rebuild farms there.

The winery/restaurant/music venue has multiple locations across the country. Eighteen of the volunteers going to the island will be from Atlanta's Ponce City Market location, which opened in June 2016.

The volunteers will arrive Jan. 29 and work for three days on farms devastated by the nearly Category 5 storm. They will bring duffel bags filled with supplies such as shovels and extension cords, as well as, ground coffee, dehydrated milk and diapers.

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Donations can be made online here; 100 percent of the contributions will go directly to farming communities through Foundation for Puerto Rico, the business says. City Winery had collected more than $25,000 of a $250,000 goal as of Friday morning.

The restaurant group is collaborating with San Juan’s Restaurant 1919 and Condado Vanderbilt Hotel for the project.

The team will also build a stage at one of the farms and hold a concert to “bring some joy to the community,” City Winery founder and CEO Michael Dorf said in a video.

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