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Common Myths About Donating Blood | National Blood Donor Month

Common Myths About Donating Blood | National Blood Donor Month

Submitted by Tami Bohannon, Chief Advancement Officer Valentine’s Day is coming and I’m sure just reading those words made you think of hearts and flowers!  I am hoping #NationalBloodDonorMonth – which we celebrate every January — will make you think about and thank your heart – which is an essential […]

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What Broke Your Heart?

What Broke Your Heart?

Submitted by: Kathleen Duncan, Esperança Board member & Founder of Educarte In March of 2019 I had the tremendous privilege of spending time with a hero of mine who Oprah named her “all-time favorite guest”. Dr. Terarai Trent is an amazing woman who managed to escape a life of poverty […]

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2021: A Year of Resilience

2021: A Year of Resilience

Submitted by Tami Bohannon, CFRE, Chief Advancement Officer As a teenager, for me, the time between Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve was memorable– no school, staying up late, sleeping in, family visiting, playing with presents – what’s not to love! But hands down, my favorite part of this time […]

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Government Corruption Keeps Bolivian Town From Their Water Supply

Government Corruption Keeps Bolivian Town From Their Water Supply

You would think that a community located next to a dam would have all the water they would ever need. And when the government stepped in to dam the river near the small farming community of Huacata, Bolivia, that’s what was promised – safe drinking water for everyone, piped into […]

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New Homes & Clean Water in the Q’eros Nation

New Homes & Clean Water in the Q’eros Nation

When the weather is cold outside, the last thing you want is to jump into a freezing bath. For Julián, Evarista and their family of five, there’s never been another option.In the mountainous region of Cusco, Peru, where the Q’ero people live more than 14,000 feet above sea level, summer […]

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Esperança Breaks Ground on Community Garden in Phoenix

Esperança Breaks Ground on Community Garden in Phoenix

Volunteers of all ages gathered to get their hands dirty in building and planting Phoenix’s newest community garden in support of Esperança. For 21 years, the Phoenix-based nonprofit has been uniquely positioned as a leader in delivering health education and services to Arizona’s most vulnerable and underserved Latino youth, adults, […]

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This Holiday Season Consider the Gift of Education

This Holiday Season Consider the Gift of Education

During the holidays we receive many messages from wonderful people wanting to do something special for the kids we support in Puerto Penasco. During our first few years the local team was able to host a Holiday celebration for all the students. It was fun and so helpful to have […]

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National Influenza Vaccination Week | December 5-11

National Influenza Vaccination Week | December 5-11

Submitted by Anna Carolina Ortiz, MPH, Global Health & Development DirectorThough the weather in Arizona is still mild compared to most states, we’re all experiencing winter and everything that comes with it. Unfortunately, that includes colds and feeling “under the weather.” We celebrate National Influenza Vaccination Week December 5th through […]

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About | World Soil Day, December 5th

About | World Soil Day, December 5th

Submitted by Tatumn Zale, Development Associate The 5th of December is World Soil Day. Soil is the ultimate life supply for healthy food, ecology, and a healthy planet as a whole! This day is marked each year to commemorate the birthday of Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world’s longest-reigning king. King Adulyadej […]

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