Francesca Chaney, 17 year old Garifuna American founder of Non Profit Organization, G.A.I.N; on the top right of this photo with members of G.A.I.N. holding the check that awards $5,000 as the winner and recipient of the Tamagotchi L.I.F.E. HomeTown Hero Award. Photo courtesy of Francesca Chaney
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Brooklyn, New York: Tamagotchi, a Japanese keychain-sized virtual pet simulation game and toy company, recently announced that 17 year old Garifuna American girl Francesca Cheney garnered enough votes to be named the winner of its Tamagotchi L.I.F.E. Hometown Hero Award. This award pays tribute to young people who are changing their communities through passion and dedication. As a result, Francesca Chaney is also the recipient of a $5,000 check that will go to her non-profit organization, G.A.I.N. (Girls Advocating and Innovating The Nation).
Garifuna American Francesca Chaney being interviewed by News12 Brooklyn earlier this year. Photo courtesy of News12 Brooklyn.
Copyright 2013 by Teofilo Colon Jr. (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”) All Rights Reserved. PHONE: (646) 961-3674.
Brooklyn, New York — In less than a week, we will see if 17 year old Garifuna American actress and singer Francesca Chaney will be named a Hometown Hero due to the work of the non-profit organization she founded. Will she win this contest? Hopefully, Beinggarifuna.com readers can help make sure that she does.