Hispanic Resource Center Thanks Groups That Helped It Recover From Hurricane

Mamaroneck Avenue offices back open after three-month dislocation.

It’s nice to be home for the holidays.

That’s the sentiment for the , which has moved back into its offices on Mamaroneck Avenue — which were damaged by flooding from in August.

The organization says that it could not have kept doing its job in the community during the repairs to its offices without the help of local groups that came to its rescue. To say “thanks” for the help, the Hispanic Resource Center of Larchmont and Mamaroneck hosted a breakfast for those groups to repay their hospitality.

Flooding damaged floors, walls, carpeting, furniture and more at the center’s offices. However, the center was able to continue operating — with services that included helping those who suffered losses because of the flooding — by using temporary office space over the past three months.

The breakfast paid tribute to: , , , , and . HRC staff cooked breakfast and made traditional Mexican hot chocolate for its generous neighbors.  The breakfast also allowed these community leaders to interact and get to know one another better. 

Since moving back to its offices two weeks ago, the center has reinstated most programs such as English as a Second Language, adult literacy, computer classes and social services, according to Executive Director Zoe Colon. 

For more information about the center and its services, call 914-835-1512.


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