Category: Voices Newsletter

VOICES DECEMBER 2014

Posted: December 22, 2014

  Did you know that in Latin America poverty has the face of a child? That’s how Alicia Barcena, head of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), put it following their most recent report on the number of people living in poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean. The […]

Voices October 2014 Newsletter

Posted: October 15, 2014

Maestro Cares Foundation is proud to announce the addition of FJ Pollak to its board of directors. Mr. Pollak is President and CEO and co-founder of TracFone Wireless, Inc., the largest provider of no contract, prepaid wireless phone service in the U.S. serving over 25 million customers in all 50 states and Puerto Rico.  He […]

Voices – September Newsletter

Posted: September 16, 2014

GROUNDBREAKING IN BARRANQUILLA On August 14, 2014, Maestro Cares Foundation (MCF) founders, Marc Anthony and Henry Cárdenas, celebrated the groundbreaking ceremony of their second project, an orphanage and school in Barranquilla, Colombia, in partnership with the Mayor of Barranquilla, Elsa Noguera, Fundación Pacifc Rubiales and Fundación Tecnoglass-ESWindows. “Today is a very emotional day for me […]

Voices – July Newsletter

Posted: July 28, 2014

Maestro Cares Foundation (MCF) is pleased to welcome Sylvia Zaldivar as its new Executive Director. Sylva brings over 25 years of experience in the areas of juvenile justice, child welfare, nonprofit consulting and philanthropy. She holds a Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from the Illinois Institute of Technology, and an Advanced Graduate Degree in Philanthropy […]

Voices – June Newsletter

Posted: June 27, 2014

SUMMER PROGRAMS AT ORFANATO NIÑOS DE CRISTO On April 2, 2014, over 50 young boys serenaded dignitaries and elected officials with “Vivir Mi Vida,” a song of hope performed by Maestro Cares Foundation (MCF) founder, Marc Anthony. With support from founders Marc Anthony and Henry Cárdenas and board member Bigram Zayas, the children of Orfanato […]

Voices – May Newsletter

Posted: May 9, 2014

MEETING WITH PRESIDENT MEDINA Marc Anthony and Henry Cárdenas met with President Danilo Medina of Dominican Republic to discuss the Dominican government’s future support of Orfanato Niños de Cristo and the foundation. During the visit the president was presented with artwork created by one of the children from the orphanage. Click here to read the […]

April Voices Newsletter

Posted: April 23, 2014

GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION Maestro Cares is proud to announce that our first orphanage, Orfanato Niños de Cristo, opened on April 2nd in La Romana, Dominican Republic. The fully integrated campus will be the home to up to 100 boys and includes dormitories, classrooms, a health clinic, dining and recreational facilities. Special guests at the celebration […]

Voices March 2014

Posted: April 9, 2014

Maestro Cares is proud to announce the grand opening celebration of our first orphanage, Orfanato Niños de Cristo, on April 2, 2014 in La Romana, Dominican Republic. The fully integrated campus will be the home to up to 100 boys and includes dormitories, classrooms, a health clinic, dining and recreational facilities. INAUGURAL GALA (From left: […]

MAESTRO CARES CHICAGO FUNDRAISER A MAJOR SUCCESS

Posted: September 25, 2013

Maestro Cares Foundation founders Marc Anthony and Henry Cardenas hosted the Second Annual Chicago Maestro Cares Fundraiser held on September 9th at Y-Bar. All proceeds raised from the event will help complete the construction of a new residence and learning center for orphaned children in the Dominican Republic. The red carpet event featured special appearances […]

MAESTRO CARES PARTNERS WITH CHARITYBUZZ.COM

Posted: July 11, 2013

As part of its ongoing efforts to help disadvantaged children throughout Latin America,  Maestro Cares Foundation has announced a partnership with global charity auction site Charitybuzz.com. The featured online auction includes a VIP concert experience and a Meet-and-Greet backstage with Grammy Award winner and Maestro Cares co-founder Marc Anthony. The once-in-a-lifetime experience, valued at $25,000, is […]

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