Celebrities Will Raffle Objects to Help San Andrés and Providencia

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Maluma, Juampis González, Camilo Villegas, among others, joined. It will be next March 25.

“Hope blooms/ La Esperanza Florece” has been baptized the solidarity event that will seek to gather resources to continue helping in the reconstruction of the islands of San Andrés and Providencia, after the devastating passage of Hurricane Iota.

The event, supported by the ProArchipiélago Foundation and Stand Up Providencia initiative (Give to Colombia, Corporación Antioquia Presente, Tamarin Foundation and Fi Providence), will be held on March 25, virtually.

The prizes include, among many others, the red dress worn by comedian Alejandra Azcárate at the Viña del Mar Festival, two pairs of sneakers signed by singer J Balvin from his own collection, a Vinyl signed by Nicky Jam, and a Stand Up Providence t-shirt signed by Maluma.

In addition, garments by prominent designers such as Esteban Cortázar and Raúl Peñaranda, a golfbag signed by Camilo Villegas, two tennis rackets signed by Robert Farah and Juan Sebastián Cabal, signed books by the Youtubers Juanpis González and Daniel Samper Ospina, and five Spirit Airlines tickets.

NBA star Isiah Thomas also joined the initiative by donating a signed pro basketball jersey and a bottle of champagne. (All prizes can be found at: https://go.rallyup.com/esperanzarenace).

How to take part?

Tickets will be on sale from March 10 to 25, 2021 on the Rally Up platform. The link can be found on the Instagram accounts @StandUpProvidencia (and its allies) and @ProArchipielago, and the cost is USD $20 per ticket per entry.

At the time of making the purchase, users choose the prize for which they want to participate.

The winners will be announced in a virtual ceremony on YouTube. Prizes will be shipped free to addresses within the US However, individuals located in Colombia may also enter.

In November 2020, San Andrés, Providencia and Santa Catalina were seriously affected by the inclement passage of Hurricane Iota. Never before had a category 5 hurricane passed through Colombian territory. Its passage was catastrophic, affecting 98% of the infrastructure of Providencia, where 2,200 families and 6,500 people lost their homes and many are still in shelters on the neighboring island of San Andrés.