Paola Alberdi, a social media influencer with over 1 million followers, is giving back to a border community in need with a fundraiser to help children in Tijuana.
“It’s honestly overwhelming, I could not have never imagined that so many people would respond so well to this,” said Alberdi, a graduate of Mater Dei Catholic High School in Chula Vista.
Alberdi put out the call on social media, where she posted about hosting a closet sale for three hours on El Cajon Blvd. to her 1.1 million Instagram followers, and people showed up.
“Pre-COVID, I would hold two of these sales a year and would expect more than 500 to 600 people, and now, we can