December 2021: ¡Felices Fiestas con Corazón!

 

What this month’s newsletter covers:

  • Complete your end-of-the-year donations this month by helping us secure tablets and meals for families! Visit our website or contact our office if you have any questions.  
  • We completed two house builds with volunteer groups on December 4th. Look to our social media to see them hard at work! 
  • Find out how much donors raised on Giving Tuesday! Thank you for your donations.
  • We’re learning about Mexico’s holiday season for this month’s ¡Corazón Classroom!
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November 2021: Día de Los Muertos and Giving Tuesday

 

What this month’s newsletter covers: 

  • Join us and volunteer for a house build.  Please visit our website to register today.
  • Exciting news about our September Scholarship Campaign!
  • Meet Ana, a Corazón scholar and community member, in our community member highlight! 
  • We’re welcoming Julie, our Executive Director, and a new office! 
  • We’re learning about the significance of Dia de Los Muertos, Day of the Dead, in this month’s ¡Corazón Classroom!
  • Giving Tuesday is on November 30th. Read below to find out how you can donate. 
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October 2021: unBOOlievable ~ It's Already October with Corazón | Updates

What this month’s newsletter covers:

  • Our September Scholarship Campaign is extending to October 14th! You can still donate to get your scholarship donation matched! Visit our page to support Corazón students. 
  • Congratulations to Sabrina Gannon for winning the 2 Night Getaway with Zenaida Cellars! 
  • We’re recognizing Johanna and Marco for this month’s community member highlight.
  • We have three construction projects scheduled for this month! If you’re a member of these build groups don’t forget to sign up and read our COVID Protocols!
  • We're moving! Read our Latest News for our new location. 
  • We’re learning about Xochimilco, where the flowers grow, in this month’s ¡Corazón Classroom!
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September 2021: Fundraising in September 

What this month’s newsletter covers: 

  • Donate to our scholarship campaign this month! Follow us on social media to support this month’s fundraiser. 
  • Meet Manuel Eduardo, this year’s recipient of the Don Mersch Scholarship! 
  • Read more postcards from Corazón Summer Camp.
  • We’re learning about Chichen Itza, a historical city in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico., for this month’s Corazón Classroom! 
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Flores Magon COVID-19 Impact 2020-2021

Overview 

  • Read an introduction to Flores Magon from a Corazón committee member.
  • Learn how a decrease in income has affected the education of Flores Magon students. 
  • The pandemic continues to affect the mental health of community members - Read their stories. 
  • Community members reflect on their experiences from last year as they move on in 2021. 
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August 2021: Construction Updates

What this month’s newsletter covers:

  • Construction is back with the Friends of Dat House build! Read our construction updates in this month’s Program Highlight.
  • We’re recognizing our Summer Camp 2021 volunteers!  
  • We’re learning about Basketry of Mexico in this month’s, ¡Corazón Classroom!
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Cumbres COVID-19 Impact 2020-2021

Overview 

  • This week we’re focusing on Cumbres, a Corazón community located in Tijuana, Mexico. 
  • 50% of families shared that their greatest need is in assistance for their children’s education.
  • Participants share how losing their job and leaving university affected their mental health.   
  • Community members explain why 2020 felt like a missed opportunity. 
  • Finally, Cumbres members share some of their thoughts about hope, family, change, and new opportunities. 

A committee member from the community shares their introduction of Cumbres with you today. 

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July 2021: Supporting Corazón Students

What this month’s newsletter covers:

  • Students from Cumbres are volunteering in their community by initiating new garden projects and cleanups. Read more in our program highlight.
  • This month we recognize Kenia for her effort in leading workshops and her enthusiasm towards volunteering. Read more about her experience in our Community Member Highlight.
  • Learn about our Scholarship Program, updates on social media, and more in our Latest News section. 
  • We’re learning about traditional markets in this month’s ¡Corazón Classroom!
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Cañon Carretas COVID-19 Impact 2020-2021

Overview

Two weeks ago, Corazón sent out an email introducing the culture of Cerro Azul - describing how their community has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic since March 2020 up till now. To achieve this, Corazón sent out an anonymous community survey to each of our six communities.

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