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Who Are We? Lucia Martinez Vega

Who Are We? is a Centro Infantil de los Angeles series highlighting the incredible people who keep the center running. These are the individuals who show up each and every day to make things happen and improve the lives of the children we serve. These are our angels. In sharing their incredible stories, we hope to bring our supporters closer to those they support and provide a peek into the daily activities of Centro Infantil...
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Alumni Stories: Following Juan Aguilar

At Centro Infantil de los Angeles, we pride ourselves in our ability to fundamentally change the lives of the children we serve. This starts with providing free daycare service so parents can continue to work, earn money to support their children, and start a small fund to cover their future high school fees. When the little ones reach preschool age, we provide high-quality education with a focus on building creativity, so our children can enter...
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Who Are We? Chelo Sanchez Palacios

Who Are We? is a Centro Infantil de los Angeles series highlighting the incredible people who keep the center running. These are the individuals who show up each and every day to make things happen and improve the lives of the children we serve. These are our angels. In sharing their incredible stories, we hope to bring our supporters closer to those they support and provide a peek into the daily activities of Centro Infantil...
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Sponsor a Child!

Centro Infantil de los Angeles has extended it’s child sponsorship program! US$500 covers a year of care for one child in the Centro Infantil de los Angeles daycare. This amount accounts for the teacher’s salary, daily breakfast & lunch, classroom supplies, birthday gifts, and spare clothes/diapers/shoes. All money goes directly to day-to-day support for the child in the daycare, not to family members. In return, sponsors can watch their child grow up from infancy to...
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Who Are We? Cinthia Robledo

Who Are We? is a Centro Infantil de los Angeles series highlighting the incredible people who keep the center running. These are the individuals who show up each and every day to make things happen and improve the lives of the children we serve. These are our angels. In sharing their incredible stories, we hope to bring our supporters closer to those they support and provide a peek into the daily activities of Centro Infantil...
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Memories of Centro Infantil de los Angeles

Last month, Centro Infantil de los Angeles was lucky to host a group of volunteers from St. Louis University High School. Over the course of three weeks, these wonderful boys filled the daycare with their enthusiasm and love. Whether it was through overseeing potty time, serving lunches, painting classrooms, or cooking dinners for their grateful volunteer coordinator, the volunteers left a mark on our hearts that will not be forgotten. The group left at the...
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A Visit to Casa Hogar Mexiquito

Casa Hogar Mexiquito, also known as Santuario Guadeloupano Mexiquito, is a non-profit home and educational facility for boys in San Miguel de Allende. For over 50 years, the Dominican sisters of Casa Hogar have provided a loving, nurturing environment for children who have been abandoned, orphaned, or whose families cannot continue to support them. Currently, the site provides a home for 16 boys between 2-18 years of age. For 17 years, Centro Infantil de los...
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Day in the Life of a Volunteer

  There used to be two things that could wake me up in the morning: the smell of bacon and an alarm. However, after just five days in San Miguel, the local panadería and promise of smiling faces in Mary’s classroom are much more effective. Every morning, after ten “hola”s and “Buenos días”s, I help the children eat their breakfast, which soon turns into a morning stretch and/or dance party. Next, we review shapes and...
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A Benefit Happy Hour with Paul Segal!

Event Details Featuring the music of Paul Segal ¡Music, Munchies, and Margaritas! Wednesday, January 17, 2017 from 4-6pm Casa de la Cuesta, Cuesta de San José #32 200 pesos donation at the door Get tickets On Wednesday, January 17 Casa de la Cuesta will open their doors once again for the benefit of Centro Infantil de los Angeles, a free daycare and preschool serving children with the greatest need in San Miguel. From this glorious venue above the center of...
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How We Celerate the Season

‘Tis the season when Mexico erupts with holiday music, poinsettias, lights, and spontaneous street parties! So, how do we celebrate this festive season at Centro Infantil de los Angeles? Take a look at what’s been going on over the past few weeks as we get into the Christmas spirit. December 4th: Christmastime is here! Bright and early moms arrived to decorate the daycare. Colorful stars, garlands, and ornaments hang from every corner. December 5th-8th: Time...
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