Report: Child Care Costs Unaffordable For Most

2014_Cost_InfographicChild Care Aware: For the eighth year in a row, data from Child Care Aware® of America’s Parents and the High Cost of Child Care report shows child care costs continue to be a heavy lift for America’s working families. The 2014 report shows that the cost of child care in the United States can be as much as $14,508 annually for an infant, or $12,280 annually for a four-year-old in a center, and does not always guarantee a quality environment.

The 2014 report will be released at a special media event at the National Press Club, where a panel of experts in child care, public policy and advocacy will discuss the key findings from this year’s report.
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MAOF 2014 Annual Pancake Breakfast

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With over 50 years of providing comprehensive human services throughout California, MAOF acknowledges it cannot be a leading public service provider without the full support and endless dedication of all staff and employees involved in day to day operations. In appreciation for all that they do, MAOF’s executive staff hosted and served a delicious pancake breakfast today at MAOF’s headquarters in Montebello.

As the holiday’s season gets nearer and the year comes to a close, MAOF begins to celebrate 2014 by thanking all its partners, stakeholders, supporters, and most importantly MAOF’s staff. Many employees have decades of providing social services under MAOF and their support of MAOF’s mission in the community is what will keep MAOF going for many years to come.

To all of MAOF’s partners, families, supporters, and staff, we wish you a safe and happy holiday season.

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Microsoft Selects MAOF as Community Partner

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MS LOGOCome support the Mexican American Opportunity Foundation as it is recognized and awarded a software grant at the grand opening celebration of the upcoming Microsoft retail store in Cerritos!

You are invited to a high-energy ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Microsoft at Los Cerritos Center on Saturday, November 22.  This will be an exciting opportunity for you to be one of the first in the store when it opens to the public.

At the ribbon cutting, pick up your concert tickets from your main community organization contact in order to attend the Kelly Clarkson concert at 7:00 pm at Los Cerritos Center.

We look forward to seeing you at the new Microsoft at Los Cerritos Center. To RSVP, please contact Janet Villarreal at Jvillarreal@maof.org.

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Anthem Blue Cross Foundation Grant to MAOF To Support Senior Wellness Program

PRESS RELEASE: Montebello, CA: The Mexican American Opportunity Foundation has received a grant in the amount of $14,787 from the Anthem Blue Cross Foundation to provide personalized health plans for 125 low-income seniors at its Senior Wellness Center.

“We are most pleased to partner with Anthem Blue Cross Foundation to promote wellness in our Latino senior community”, said MAOF President & CEO Martin Castro. Read More

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CareMore Foundation Grant to MAOF To Support Senior Wellness Program

PRESS RELEASE: Montebello, CA:  The Mexican American Opportunity Foundation has received a grant in the amount of $14,787 from the CareMore Foundation to assist with providing personalized health plans for 125 low-income seniors at its Senior Wellness Center.

“We are most pleased to partner with CareMore Foundation to promote wellness in our Latino senior community”, said MAOF President & CEO Martin Castro.  Read More

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