NYACK, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – A person needs courage to follow the road not taken. Rockland County native Mark Svensson and his wife Ismini are taking that chance.
“Ismini and I are both, you know, really so passionate about giving back and helping others,” he told WCBS 880 reporter Sean Adams.READ MORE: Times Square Shooting Suspect Farrakhan Muhammad Taken Into Custody Near Jacksonville, Florida
After growing up in Rockland, he went to Georgetown University, graduated last year, and stayed in Washington, D.C.
He and his wife held a charity drive for a local Salvation Army center in Maryland.
“We decided to make it bigger,” Ismini said.