Brown’s believes in giving back and is a proud supporter of Sylvia’s Children, a charity whose mission is to assist children in the town of Mbiriizi, Uganda. Learn more about their story below.
In 2003, Sylvia Allen went with a non-profit organization on a humanitarian trip to Uganda, Africa. While she was there, she was asked by Geofrey Kawuma, head of the Mbiriizi Primary School, to be the school’s Grandmother. With 1,000 children in the school, of which 250 are orphans due to AIDS, Malaria, Tuberculosis, and other illnesses that go unchecked due to lack of medical care in the smaller villages. Out of this Sylvia’s Children was born, Inc., a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to improving the lives of her grandchildren; to give the children a fighting chance.
Sylvia’s Children is a family-run charity with Sylvia Allen, founder, as President and her two children, Michele and Tony Costa, serving as trustees.