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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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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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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June 2021 Newsletter: Summer with Corazón

What this month’s newsletter covers:

  • Update: What is the status of volunteers’ return to Mexico? 
  • Take a look at a sanitization station and our current COVID-19 protocols for volunteers.
  • Community Member Highlight: Local volunteers
  • Behind rising lumber costs: Learn about what is contributing to an increase in lumber costs in 2021.
  • Our Spring 2021 Plea is at 70% - Almost there! Find out how you can help us reach our goal! 
  • We’re learning about Baile Folklorico de Mexico, Mexican folk dance, in this month’s, ¡Corazón Classroom! 
  • We’re Hiring! Apply for our Operations Specialist position by June 30th.
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May 2021: Summer is Near, Our First Local Project and a Construction Update

What this month’s newsletter covers: 

  • Our local Corazón members volunteered for Corazón’s first local project since the start of the pandemic. Read about their experience in the May Program Highlight.
  • Meet Luis, a Corazón scholarship student, in May’s Community Member Highlight. 
  • Read our note on a Possible Return to Construction in July
  • We’re learning about the history of papel picado or Mexican paper art in this month’s ¡Corazón Classroom!
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April 2021: It's National Volunteer Month!

What this month’s newsletter covers:

  • April is National Volunteer Month - we want to thank all of our volunteers for their hard work. 
  • We’re recognizing participants from our virtual workshop this past year.
  • Summer Camp 2021: Find out how you can volunteer and lead a Summer Camp class for the children in our communities! 
  • We’re learning about Día del Niño (Children’s Day) in this month’s ¡Corazón Classroom!
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March 2021: Scholarships, Mexican Cuisine, and a Construction Update

What this month’s newsletter covers:

  • Honoring Dat, a good friend of Corazón's.
  • Find out how much we raised to support our scholarships program in our Program Highlights! 
  • We’re recognizing the Huerta Lopez family for their dedication towards Nuevo Milenio. 
  • Read our latest news section for an important Corazón update
  • Try out our crossword puzzle and learn about the diversity of Mexican cuisine for this month’s  ¡Corazón Classroom! 
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February 2021: What's Cooking in the Month of February

What this month’s newsletter covers:

  • February 12th is National No One Eats Alone Day. Find out how you can purchase tickets for our trivia games at Corazón’s No One Eats Alone Fundraiser! 
  • Our upcoming fundraiser is supporting our Scholarships Program. Read our Programs highlight to learn more.
  • We’re recognizing Samantha for graduating from middle school this month! 
  • You may have noticed our social media updates recently - share our linktree with friends and family to help Corazón raise more awareness about our mission. 
  • We’re learning about the importance of Mexican cinema and 1970s history with Roma (2018) in this month’s ¡Corazón Classroom!
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