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Marketing & Communications Manager

Apply Here Today! Download PDF   The Marketing and Communications Manager reflects the mission, vision, and values of Maestro Cares Foundation (MCF), adheres to the foundation’s brand identity, and is responsible for supporting the development department by coordinating, executing, monitoring, and measuring the foundation’s marketing and communications efforts. The Marketing and Communications Manager will work…

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Non-Profit Project Coordinator

Apply Here Today! Download PDF   The Project Coordinator position is designed to support the Projects Department in developing strategies to improve the overall function and efficiency of the department and the organization. The position would ensure good customer service to beneficiaries as well as internal departments. Under the supervision of the Senior Project Manager,…

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Administrative Assistant

TITLE: Administrative Assistant   Apply Here Today! Download PDF   Maestro Cares Foundation (MCF) is a fast-paced, growing nonprofit organization. The ideal candidate will be a hard-working bilingual professional able to undertake a variety of office support tasks and work diligently under pressure. This person will be comfortable working with a high degree of attention…

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Scholarship Program – Announcing University Partnerships

Maestro Cares Foundation has initiated a new and exciting chapter in its scholarship program. The Foundation is establishing partnership agreements with universities in the United States and Latin America. Through these new partnerships, Maestro Cares Foundation and university partners will identify, select, and support academically talented undergraduate and graduate students that are enrolled in the…

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2023 – August Newsletter

— Project Updates
* Our Second Project in Puerto Rico Is Now Open
* Expanding our Mission in Mexico
— Reserve your place now to attend our10th Annual Changing Lives, Building Dreams Gala
— Shop Our Garage Sale,
This Weekend Only
— Happy Birthday, MCF family
* Wishing our Board Member, Amalia Gomez Micone, a very happy birthday

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2023 – July Newsletter

— Save the Date for our 10th Annual Changing Lives, Building Dreams Gala
— Grand opening of the Jaime González Inclán Sports Complex in San Juan, PR
— Announcing our new partnership with universities in the U.S., Puerto Rico, and Latin America
— Donate Today
— Giving has never been easier
— Happy Birthday, Zaidy Cárdenas

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2023 – June Newsletter

— Save the Date for our Annual Gala
— Project and Program Updates
* Thank you, Chicago Police Academy
* MCF Scholarship recipient update: Jorge Andrés Urquijo
— Giving has never been easier!
— Happy Birthday, MCF family 🥳
* Bigram Zayas

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2023 – May Newsletter

— 2nd Annual Golf Tournament
*See the event gallery
*Attended? Take survey
–Project updates
* Sala Ana Frank – Hospital Universitario del Valle 🇨🇴
— Save the Date
* 10th Annual Changing Lives, Building Dreams Gala
— Happy Birthday, MCF family 🥳
* Felipe Pimiento
* Maria Angelica Cuellar
— PayPal Giving Fund

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2023 – April Newsletter

— Our Second Annual Golf Tournament is ALMOST SOLD OUT ✨⛳
–Project updates
* New Project announcement: Albergue Inspira 🇵🇪
* Our $250,000 donation to combat childhood cancer in Uruguay
— Happy Birthday, MCF family 🥳
* Henry Cárdenas
* Rubi Salgado
— PayPal Giving Fund

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2023 – March Newsletter

— 2nd Annual Maestro Cares Foundation Golf Tournament
— Healthy eating and cooking with our partners: SOS Children’s Villages Illinois
— We ❤️ our Chicago supporters!
— Maestro Cares Foundation featured on Vibra Latina
— Celebrate your birthday with a fundraiser for Maestro Cares Foundation!
— MCF Team Updates
* Happy Birthday Bob

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2023 – February Newsletter

— 2nd Annual Maestro Cares Foundation Golf Tournament
— Love is in the Air
* Shop our Love Bundle
* Spotify Valentine’s Playlist
— Project Updates
* Disney on Ice: Encanto with SOS Illinois Children’s Village
* Prudential Center Donates $25K
— Join our Dreambuilders Club
— MCF Team Updates
* Sandra Lopez
* Maria Angelica Cuellar
* Beatriz Achabal
— Happy Birthday Elena

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Valentine’s Day Playlist

Happy #ValentinesDay! It definitely feels like #LoveIsInTheAir this month! Our gift to you is this curated playlist of love songs by MCF supporters. Tune in to our playlist, and follow us on Spotify!

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2023 – January Newsletter

— Happy New Year
— Project Updates
* Cali, Colombia
* Christmas Party at the Internado Monseñor Victor Tamayo
— Upcoming Events
* Annual Maestro Cares Foundation Golf Tournament
— Join our Dreambuilders Club
— Support Maestro Cares Foundation
* amazonsmile
* PayPal Giving Fund

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2022 – December Newsletter

— Year-end Giving
— Gala 2022 in Review
— Project Update
* Empowering young girls through soccer! Bolivia
— Join the Dreambuilders Club
— We ❤️ Our Supporters
* We Wish You Happy Holidays
* amazonsmile
* PayPal Giving Fund

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2022 Post-Gala Press Release

MARC ANTHONY AND HENRY CÁRDENAS CELEBRATE THE  MAESTRO CARES FOUNDATION  NINTH ANNUAL CHANGING LIVES, BUILDING DREAMS GALA  IN NEW YORK CITY, DECEMBER 6TH, 2022. Henry Cardenas, Mariano Rivera, Marc Anthony, Gloria Estefan, Emilio Estefan. Photos: Tamara Gibson   MUSIC GLOBAL STARS GLORIA AND EMILIO ESTEFAN WERE HONORED WITH THE  MAESTRO CARES COMMUNITY HERO AWARD  BASEBALL ICON MARIANO…

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2022 – November Newsletter

— Gala 2022 Announcements
* Gloria and Emilio Estefan honorees for Community Hero Award
* Limited tickets still available
* Auction going live online on November 28, 2022
— NY Family we hope to see you at the 5-year anniversary of 5 Salon & Spa!
— We ❤️ Our Supporters
* Happy Birthday Peter Amaro
— #ISupportMCF
* Giving Tuesday – November 29, 2022
* amazonsmile
* PayPal Giving Fund

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2022 – October Newsletter

— Our Projects
* Grand Opening in New York City
— Visiting Casa de Acogida in Chile
— Much needed uniforms for students in Guatemala
— Changing Lives, Building Dream Gala
*Meet our 3rd Gala Honoree: Eduardo Trujillo
— We ❤️ Our Supporters
* Happy Birthday David, Bianca, and Perla
— #ISupportMCF
* Limited-edition MCF Dream Candle
* amazonsmile
* PayPal Giving Fund

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2022 – September Newsletter

— Program Updates
* Grand Openings in Argentina and Chile!
— Events: Ninth Annual Changing Lives, Building Dream Gala
*Gala hosts: César Millán and Ana Navarro
— We ❤️ Our Supporters
* Happy Birthday Marc and Martha
— #ISupportMCF
* Limited-edition MCF Dream Candle
* amazonsmile
* PayPal Giving Fund

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2022 – August Newsletter

— Program Updates
* Maestro Cares Foundation Scholarship Program Fall 2022 Recipients
— Special Announcement
*Gala honorees: Mariano Rivera and Jeff Hoffman
— Upcoming Events
* FC Bayern Munich VS. Manchester City
* Chicago Summer Celebration
* CMN Back to School Event
— We ❤️ Our Supporters
* Happy Birthday Amalia
— #ISupportMCF
* amazonsmile
* PayPal Giving Fund

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2022 – July Newsletter

— Project Updates
* Casa Hogar Alegría Cacalomacán, Phase II
— Special Announcement
*Redesigning Legacy: Roosevelt Square Community Center
— Upcoming Events
* Ninth Annual Changing Lives, Building Dreams Gala
— Calling on our Miami Community
* 5k Maratón de los Sueños, Sunday, August 21
— We ❤️ Our Supporters
* Happy Birthday Zaidy
— Looking for your help!
* Volunteers needed to staff our booth on July 23, 2022 at Lambeau Field in Green Bay
— #ISupportMCF
* amazonsmile

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Keeping it Cool: Six Easy Ways to stay Safe this Summer

Summer is one of our favorite seasons, and for good reason! The days are longer, the pool is open, and there’s no limit on the number of outdoor activities available for the entire family. But too much fun in the sun can become harmful if proper measures aren’t taken into consideration, especially for our little…

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2022 – June Newsletter

— 2022 Gala tickets now available
— Project Updates
* Centro de Desarrollo Integral Aldeas Infantiles SOS Guatemala
* Escuelas Palo Verde
* Hogar San Miguel
— We ❤️ Our Supporters
* Happy Birthday Bigram
— Congratulations to David Hyrck & James Cotto
— From Chicago to Valparaiso
— Happy Father’s Day
— Support Maestro Cares Foundation
* Make us your PayPal Giving Fund beneficiary
* Beat the heat with our Summer Bundle!

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Live Interview with Dr. Ricardo Pun-Chong
Founder of Albergue Inspira

In honor of National Cancer Survivors month, we will speak about the special services that Albergue Inspira provides for childhood cancer patients and their families in Lima, Peru. Join us this evening on Instagram Live for a conversation with 2018 CNN Heroe and Founder of Albergue Inspira,  Dr. Ricardo Pun-Chong! In honor of National Cancer Survivors…

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2022 – May Newsletter

— Our US Scholarship Applications are now open
— Project Updates
* Our first project in Chile is now complete
— We ❤️ Our Supporters
* Happy Birthday Felipe
* Thank you @ByTamaraGibson
— Happy Mother’s Day
— Support Maestro Cares Foundation
* You can now support us through the PayPal Giving Fund

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Online shoppers, here’s an easy way to give back while you shop!

Did you know that… Guatemala has the fourth highest rate of malnutrition in the world? In 2022 alone, 748 women in Mexico have disappeared? In Colombia, only 37% of children can read a simple text? In the United States, 34 million Americans live in party? 12 million are children. While these dismal rates are undoubtedly…

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2022 – April Newsletter

— Celebrity Golf Tournament 2022
— Project Updates
*Construction is moving along in Cali, Colombia
— We ❤️ Our Supporters!
*Happy Birthday to our Co-Founder, Henry Cárdenas!
— Support Maestro Cares Foundation
— Turn on Amazon Smile and tell a friend today!

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2022 – March Newsletter

— Maestro Cares Foundation Celebrity Golf Tournament
— Project Updates
*Grand Opening in Quito, Ecuador
*Calling all community-based organizations in Puerto Rico
— 10th Anniversary Celebrations
— Shop Amazon Smile

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2022 – February Newsletter

— Maestro Cares Foundation Celebrity Golf Tournament
— 10th Anniversary Celebrations
— Puerto Rico: Could you be our next partner?
— Gala 2021 Recap
— Project Updates: Tour de Colombia
— We love our supporters! Banda MS
— Happy Birthday: Elena Sotomayor & Dillon Dalton

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2022 – January Newsletter

— First annual Maestro Cares Foundation Celebrity Golf Tournament
— We’re celebrating our 10 year anniversary all year long
— Project Updates: In Progress for 2022
— Spreading Holiday Cheer
— #ISUPPORTMCF: Spread the love with Maestro Cares Merch, plus coupon code!
— AmazonSmile: Make your purchases count
— Leave your legacy today with a monthly donation

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2021 – December Newsletter

— Post-Auction Flash Sale!
— Project Updates: Casita de Belen Phase ll is now complete!
— We ❤️ Our Supporters: Happy Holidays!
— #ISUPPORTMCF: Our Children’s Greeting Cards
— AmazonSmile: Make your purchases count

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2021 Post-Gala Press Release

Download the Press Release (PDF) 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…

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2021 – November Newsletter

— Limited Tickets Still Available! Eighth Annual Changing Lives, Building Dreams Gala
— Project Updates: Construction is moving along in La Mascota, Argentina
— We ❤️ Our Supporters: Happy Birthday to our Board Member Peter Amaro
— Happy Thanksgiving
— Our Children’s Greeting Cards
— Giving Tuesday 2021
— AmazonSmile: Black Friday & Cyber Monday are near. Make your purchases count!

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2021 – October Newsletter

— Tickets Now Available! Eighth Annual Changing Lives, Building Dreams Gala!
— New York & New Jersey Supporters: Donate thru Your Local Supermarket Oct 29 thru Nov 11
— #OurChildren Around The World:
Chicago, IL USA ??
— Project Updates: Construction is underway in Santiago, Chile!
— #ISupportMCF: Purchase a hoodie today!
— Help Us Change Children’s Lives by Donating
— Support MCF: Turn on AmazonSmile

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Meet Claudia Ayala, #MCFWorldChanger Ambassador

Maestro Cares Foundation consists of numerous members that keep our wheels rotating and our impact growing. Today we would like to highlight Claudia Ayala, a long-time advocate and integral member of our team who is going above and beyond to champion our mission.

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2021 – September Newsletter

— #OurChildren Around The World: Puerto Rico ??
— Program Updates: Meet our 2021 Fall Scholarship Recipients!
— Upcoming: Eighth Annual Changing Lives, Building Dreams Gala!
–We ❤️ Our Supporters: Happy Birth day to Co-Founder Marc Anthony and Advisory Board Member, Martha Korman-Zumwalt
— Leave Your Legacy through child sponsorship
— Support MCF with Amazon Smile

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Maestro Cares Foundation: The celebration of a dream turned into reality

On this special day, we celebrate our accomplishments and the dreams that became a reality thanks to the collective efforts of our donors, supporters and volunteers.

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The right of education for all of #OurChildren in Latin America

Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, and the region of Latin America is facing a devastating education crisis.

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Join the revolution of making the world a better place for #OurChildren by fundraising for Maestro Cares Foundation!

Birthdays, anniversaries and other landmark holidays are perfect opportunities to rally friends and loved ones to come together to support a social cause that you believe in.

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2021 – August Newsletter

— Special Announcement: 8th Annual Gala
— #OurChildren Around The World: Ecuador
— Project Updates
— Breaking ground for Casa Libertad with Goya Foods
— Happy Birthday to our Board Member, Amalia Micone-Gomez!
— Upcoming Events
** Chicagoland supporters, join us for a special Summer Celebration!
** An afternoon of Art, Music and Giving in Houston, TX!
— New Store Items: Summer Splash!
— Support MCF with Amazon Smile

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2021 – July Newsletter

— #OurChildren Around The World: Chile ??
— Project Updates
— Jose Luis Cabrera, Maestro Cares Foundation Scholarship Alumni
— Chicagoland supporters, join us for a special Summer Celebration!
— An afternoon of Art, Music and Giving in Houston, TX!
— Purchase our limited-edition ‘Changing Lives, Building Dreams’ tumbler!
— Help Raise money for the Maestro Cares Foundation with a Facebook Birthday Campaign

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2021 – June Newsletter

— #OurChildren Around The World: Peru ??
— Project Updates
— Join us in Houston for an afternoon of Art, Music & Giving!
— Purchase our limited-edition ‘Changing Lives, Building Dreams’ tumbler!
— You shop, Amazon Smile donates!

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Responding to Mexico’s National Emergency: Femicides and Gender-Based Violence

Our girls from Casa Hogar Alegría in Toluca, México For many nations across the globe, the COVID-19 pandemic has led to widespread inequality, as social and economic disparities have widened to reveal fault lines in public policy and social structures. Mexico for example, is facing another pervasive epidemic that is rocking the nation- the rise…

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2021 – May Newsletter

— #OurChildren Around the World: Colombia
— Project Update: Casita de Belen: Phase II Construction
— Intern spotlight: Nicole Blechynden
— Fall 2021 Scholarship Applications Are Open
— You Can Make a Difference: Make A Donation
— Turn on AmazonSmile

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2021 – April Newsletter

— #OurChildren Around the World: Guatemala
— Project Update: Construction for our Project Inspira in Peru is back on!
— We Our Supporters! Happy Birthday to our Co-Founder, Henry Cárdenas!
— Fall 2021 Scholarship Applications Now Open
— Join us for a summer of fun sports and recreation for #OurChildren!
— #ISupportMCF: MCF Bracelets are on sale for a limited time only!
— Become a Recurring Donor, join our Leave Your Legacy program!
— #ISupportMCF: AmazonSmile

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2021 – March Newsletter

— #OurChildren Around the World: Mexico
— Take Virtual Tour of CHA’s Guadalajara Campus
— Hey Chicago! Have you seen our #LiveLearnPlay mural?
— Project Updates: Construction for our project in Chile is underway!
— We Our Supporters! SOS Children’s Villages Illinois Roosevelt Square Community Center Tour with members of our Board of Directors and Goya Foods!
— Join us for a summer of fun sports and recreation for #OurChildren!
— Leave Your Legacy: Become a Recurring Donor with MCF
— #ISupportMCF AmazonSmile

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Join us for a summer of sports and recreation for #OurChildren!

This summer, we want to ensure that all of #OurChildren have access to sporting equipment, recreational supplies and tools to experience a summer with unforgettable memories.

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2021 – February Newsletter

— Live, Learn, Play – Wintrust Mural Building in Chicago
— #OurChildren Around the World: Bolivia
— Congrats Aprende Institute Graduates!
— Supporter Birthday Thank You: Elena Sotomayor and Dillon
Dalton
— #ISupportMCF with #SpreadTheLove and AmazonSmile

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Wintrust Mural

“Live, Learn, Play”: Maestro Cares Foundation featured on the Wintrust Mural Building! Maestro Cares Foundation is proud to announce the display of the “Live, Learn, Play” artwork that is featured on the Wintrust Mural Building! Located alongside the busiest highway in the United States, the Kennedy Expressway, our mural will be visible to thousands of…

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2021 – January Newsletter

— 2021 Scholarship Recipents
— #OurChildren Around the World: Costa Rica
— Thank You: Holiday Season Donors and Support
— January Only: Free Shipping on Shop Purchases
— Support MCF with AmazonSmile

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2020 – December Newsletter

— New Project in Argentina
— 12 Days of Giving: Closing the Digital Divide
— Partnership with Aprende Institute
— Beverage Donation in Guatemala
— Children’s Art: Happy Holidays
— Support MCF with AmazonSmile

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Closing the Digital Divide this Christmas: 12 Days of Giving

You have the power to make a difference and ensure that no child gets left behind

Pledge now to close the #DigitalDivide with Maestro Cares

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2020 – November Newsletter

— Black Friday Auction Sale
— #OurChildren Around the World: Puerto Rico
— Happy Thanksgiving
— Leave Your Legacy
— Support MCF with AmazonSmiles

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#OurChildren Around the World: Puerto Rico

Learn about the Hogar San Miguel Orphanage and its adaptation to online learning and services & bringing back baseball after the 2017 hurricanes with the Unicef/Maestro Cares Foundation: Play Ball Again initiative

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2020 – October Newsletter

— #OurChildren Around the World: The United States
— 2021 Spring Scholarship Deadline: October 31, 2020
— Call for Artists: Maestro Cares Wintrust Mural
— Online Shop: Portable Maestro Cares Speaker
— MCF Social Media Survey
— Support MCF with AmazonSmile

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2020 – September Newsletter

— #OurChildren Around the World: El Salvador
— Project Up: Proyecto MABA
— Spring 2021 Scholarship
— Online Shop: MCF Tote Bag & a Special Edition Marc Anthony Canvas
— Happy Birthday Marc Anthony

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Call for Artists

Maestro Cares Foundation is excited to announce that we will be featured on the Wintrust Mural Building in Chicago! This mural will be viewable from the Kennedy Expressway, on of the most trafficked highways in the United States. The mural will be on view from February through March 2021. The theme of the mural will…

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2020 – August Newsletter

— #OurChildren Around the World: Ecuador
— Project Update: Project Update: How Teachers in Peru Have Made Distance Learning Accessible to All
— New Advisory Network Members
— FJ Pollak/ Maestro Cares Foundation Scholarship
Fall 2020 Recipients
— Online Store: Our Children’s Cookbook & COVID-19 Relief Fund Gift

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2020 – July Newsletter

— Play in the “Mama Said Knock You Out” Charity Golf Tournament and Meet Shaq
— #OurChildren Around the World: Bolivia
— #WhyWait campaign
— Project Updates
— Summer 2020 Interns

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Our Projects’ Response to COVID-19: Strengthening Bonds and Protecting Our Children

We’re proud of the commitment and resilience all of the projects have shown during times of adversity, most recently in adapting to challenges presented by COVID-19

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2020 – June Newsletter

— #StrongerTogether: Our response to COVID-19 in Colombia
— #OurChildren Around the World: Guatemala
— Board of Directors Member: Amalia Gomez Micone
— Project Update: Costa Rica
— Happy Birthday Bigram Zayas
— Leave Your Legacy
— Shop Father’s Day at AmazonSmile

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2020 – May Newsletter

— Our response to COVID-19
— Project Update: SOS Children’s Villages Illinois Roosevelt Community Center
— Leave Your Legacy
— Newsletter Survey

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2020 – April Newsletter

— Stronger Together: Our response to COVID-19 in New York City
— Virtual Auction Countdown
— Celebrating 6 Years at Our First Project: Orfanato Ninos de Cristo
— Happy Birthday Henry Cardenas

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2020 – March Newsletter

— Celebrating Women’s History Month
— Zaidy Cardenas, Executive Director
— Board of Directors
— COVID-19 Responses
— Happy Birthday Bob Unanue

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2020 – February Newsletter

— Seventh Annual Changing Lives, Building Dreams Gala
— Sneak Peek: Silent Auction
— Introducing the 2020 Series: #OurChilden Around the World
— Happy Birthday Elena Sotomyaor

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2020 – January Newsletter

— Happy New Year 2020
2019 IN REVIEW
** 21 Projects Confirmed
** Our Call Answered: Holiday Support for Fundacion Alalay
** Annual Gift Giving Celebrations
— Seventh Annual Changing Lives, Building Dreams Gala 2020 Tickets Available Now

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We’re (Re) Building Dreams In Puerto Rico!

December 14, 2019 – Grand opening of the first baseball fields reconstructed through the Play Ball Again project

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Changing Lives, Building Dreams In Guatemala

Thanks to the partnership with Aldeas Infantiles SOS Guatemala we are changing lives and building dreams through programs created to empower tomorrow’s leaders

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Father’s Day Is Coming Up!

Consider shopping on Amazon Smile and make a donation in honor of those special fathers in your life!

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Our Work In Guatemala Continues With Fundación Tigo

Exciting progress on the reconstruction of a Pre-K, Primary School, and a Middle School

These three schools will educate 744 children

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Summer Enrichment Program Has Officially Started!

Welcome Ricardo – our first summer enrichment participant

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We Have Exciting News! Two Amazing Experiences In One Place

2019 Charity Buzz auctions:

Lunch with Dr. Ruth at Sardi’s in NYC

Golf with Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez at La Gorce Country Club with a two night stay at The Condante in Miami Beach

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Happy Mother’s Day To All The Mothers!

Consider making a donation in honor of your mother and all those women in your life who inspire you to be the best version of yourself!

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Check Out Our Latest Ad In This Week’s Billboard Magazine

The Maestro Cares Foundation recognizes our supporters for the 2019 Gala

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MCF Is Excited To Share The Construction Progress In El Salvador!

When complete, this third home for Fundación Casa De Mi Padre will be home to eight girls and a host family

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Beyond Casa: Marc Anthony & Henry Cardenas Break Ground

Groundbreaking ceremony for the ¨Niños y Niñas de Cristo¨ orphanage in La Romana, Dominican Republic

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