2021 Post-Gala Press Release
MARC ANTHONY AND HENRY CÁRDENAS CELEBRATE THE
MAESTRO CARES FOUNDATION
EIGHTH ANNUAL CHANGING LIVES, BUILDING DREAMS GALA
IN NEW YORK CITY, DECEMBER 7TH, 2021.
ACTOR, COMEDIAN, PRODUCER AND PHILANTHROPIST
WILL FERRELL WAS PRESENTED WITH THE
MAESTRO CARES COURAGE TO CARE AWARD
DR. RAMON TALLAJ AND SOMOS COMMUNITY CARE HONORED WITH
THE MAESTRO CARES COMMUNITY HERO AWARD
BASEBALL LEGEND AND PHILANTHROPIST
DAVID “BIG PAPI” ORTIZ WAS PRESENTED WITH THE
MAESTRO CARES ALL-STAR AWARD
MICHAEL FUX, ENTREPRENEUR AND PHILANTHROPIST RECEIVED
THE MAESTRO CARES CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AWARD
(NEW YORK, NY December 8, 2021) Co-Founders of the Maestro Cares Foundation, Marc Anthony and Henry Cárdenas celebrated the Maestro Cares Foundation’s Eighth Annual Changing Lives, Building Dreams Gala December 7th, 2021, at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.
On this occasion, the Foundation recognized the contributions and charitable work of four celebrated individuals in the world of sports, film, medicine and business. Actor and Producer Will Ferrell received the Maestro Cares Courage to Care Award, Dr. Ramon Tallaj and SOMOS Community Care were honored with the Maestro Cares Community Hero Award, Baseball legend and Philanthropist, David “Big Papi” Ortiz received the Maestro Cares All-star Award, and Entrepreneur and Philanthropist Michael Fux accepted the Corporate Social Responsibility Award.
The star-studded gala was hosted by singer and influencer Lele Pons and Track and Field 2021 Gold Medalist Jasmine Camacho-Quinn. In addition, the sold-out event included performances by Marc Anthony, Colombian singer songwriter Fonseca, a cocktail reception, formal dinner and a silent and live auction.
Proceeds from the fundraiser will provide essential support for Maestro Cares Foundation, a non-profit organization established to improve the quality of life of disadvantaged children and communities in Latin America and the United States.
About The Maestro Cares Foundation:
Maestro Cares foundation is a non-profit organization founded in 2012 by Marc Anthony & Henry Cárdenas. The foundation aims to improve the quality of life of disadvantaged children and communities in Latin America and the United States.
Maestro Cares Foundation works to achieve its mission by creating safe and healthy environments for children to live, learn and play, while also supporting their developmental and academic needs.
Since 2012, Maestro Cares Foundation has impacted the lives of thousands of children by funding the construction of over 22 projects throughout Latin America and the United States. The foundation also promotes academic excellence through the Maestro Cares Foundation Scholarship Program, which provides valuable opportunities for deserving Latino students who demonstrate academic achievement, financial need, a desire to continue higher education and proof of prior dedication to charitable/volunteer work. Through these efforts, Maestro Cares Foundation is strengthening communities and helping children become tomorrow’s leaders. For more information go to www.maestrocares.org
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