Grand Rapids woman raises money for earthquake relief

A woman in Grand Rapids is raising money for earthquake victims in Mexico.

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - A powerful earthquake hit Mexico on Sept. 8, and it killed more than 90 people. This was the biggest earthquake to hit the country in more than a century. 

It destroyed a large part of the city of Juchitan, and there country is trying to clean up and repair the massive damage.

Related: Death toll rises to 90 after Mexico earthquake

One Grand Rapids resident has family that was affected by the earthquake, and so she decided to organize an effort to raise money to help with the disaster relief. 

Angie Moralez was at the Mexican Heritage's 2017 Fiesta Mexicana on Friday, Sept. 15 collecting donations. The festival continues on Saturday and Moralez will be collecting money again. 

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