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June Newsletter

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#StrongerTogether: Our response to COVID-19 in Colombia  

Like many countries in Latin America, families in Colombia find themselves in a vulnerable situation, as COVID-19 spreads across the country. The need for food and medical supplies is dire during these unprecedented times. That’s why Maestro Cares Foundation partnered with Arena Bogotá to donate over 1,600 food baskets for families in the communities of Cota and Suba in Bogotá, Colombia. These communities, which neighbor Arena Bogotá on Callé 80, are struggling with high unemployment rates. Follow Maestro Cares Foundation on social media this week for live updates and news on the distribution of the food baskets! You can also help our COVID-19 initiatives by making a donation on our website. #ArenaBogotáCalle80
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Our Children Around the World:
Guatemala
 

Our children around the world mini-series continues this month with a spotlight on Guatemala!
 
After the construction of the Community Center for the Integral Development & Growth of children and families in San Juan Sacatepequez, Maestro Cares Foundation once again teamed up with Fundacíon Tigo to remodel and reconstruct three schools in Palo Verde, Jalapa, Guatemala. When we initially visited the schools, we noticed the abhorrent conditions of each one. Classrooms were partially constructed and the bathrooms were unsuitable for the hundreds of students the schools served. We believe that every child and adolescent has a right to education and schools that facilitate healthy and empowered students. The Palo Verde schools opened in September 2019 and they continue serving 4,500 families in the community. Take a look at the before and after pictures below, and check out this month’s episode of #OurChildren Around the World: Guatemala, featuring our first project in San Juan Sacatepéquez, Guatemala. Don’t forget to follow us on social media as we spend the rest of the month highlighting our projects in Guatemala!
View #OurChildren Around the World Episode 4: Guatemala

Congratulations to our newest Board of Directors Member!

Maestro Cares Foundation is pleased to announce the newest addition to our Board of Directors! Amalia Gomez Micone is a committed, proactive and creative professional, who has been involved in many nonprofits including Susan G. Komen and The DREAM Project. Amalia has been involved with Maestro Cares Foundation since its inception, and has moved up from the Advisory Board to Board member. Congratulations and thank you for all that you do for Maestro Cares Foundation!

Project Update:
Costa Rica  

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, we are thrilled to share that the land for our project in Costa Rica was purchased this week! We partnered up with the Hovde Foundation to support Face of Justice and fund the construction of the Casa Libertad, a home for young girls who have been trafficked or sexually exploited. The grand opening is scheduled for Spring 2021.
Learn more about Casa Libertad

We our supporters!

Happy Birthday Bigram Zayas!
We would like to take a moment today to wish our board member, Bigram Zayas a very special birthday! Thank you for your passion and commitment to Maestro Cares Foundation!

Now is your chance to leave your legacy!

You have the power to make a difference in the life of a child. 

When you join our Leave your Legacy Recurring Gift program, you’re providing resources, educational programming and housing for children around the world. 
Leave your Legacy today!

Father’s Day is right around the corner!

When you shop on Amazon.Smile.com and choose Maestro Cares Foundation as your beneficiary, we will receive a percentage of your total purchase, at no cost to you! Same products, prices and services as Amazon.com! Why not make a difference with your next purchase this Father’s Day?
 
Shop with a purpose today!
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