MAOF partnered with Caremore for a walkathon

WalkathonMAOF partnered with Caremore for a walkathon in support of Diabetes Prevention in which over 80 seniors and caregivers participated.

CareMore’s new Diabetes Prevention initiative and the importance of exercise overall, as well as promote community engagement, CareMore Health Plan is hosting a walkathon throughout the communities it serves. Each region will own a leg of the walkathon sequentially building up to the final destination, Downey Care Center where Caremore was born.

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MAOF’S Senior Tardeada a Successful Event

12017615_1048818708471324_464962780660178595_oOn Saturday, September 12, nearly 300 seniors and staff celebrated the annual Tardeada fundraiser for raising funds for MAOF’S Seniors Program.

The event featured entertainment with bands, Mariachi, folklorico dancers and impersonators of famous singing artists, such as Paquita!  In addition, a hot lunch Seniors enjoyed the day with dancing and socializing with others from the community.

Seniors Program Director Elizabeth Jimenez thanked everyone in attendance as well as the volunteers who helped make this event possible.

Spnsors of the Senior Tardeada included CareMore, White Memorial Medical Center, del Real Foods and PhRMA.

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MAOF moves into spacious new facility

Reprinted from The Bakersfield Californian
The new home of Bakersfield’s Mexican American Opportunity Foundation at 2130 Chester Ave. #200 is much reason to celebrate for its administrator Magda Menendez, who has made a career of helping others.

The proof hangs inside the walls of the new facility. Menendez proudly points to the collection of framed pictures of local residents who have gone through MAOF for vocational training, educational courses, work experience and more for greater opportunities in the workplace. On Friday, Menendez welcomed the public, community leaders, MAOF staff and students to a ribbon-cutting ceremony of the new nonprofit’s new home, which has more than 10,000 square feet and offers five classrooms for its programs and services.

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Tax Credit Event Held at MAOF Headquarters

CMyqM3IU8AAbqNp.jpg-largeMontebello, CA: Today, the Mexican American Opportunity Foundation hosted Congresswoman Linda Sanchez and National Council of La Raza President & CEO Janet Murguia
to call attention to two important tax credits that assist all low-income working Americans: The Earned Income Tax Credit and the Child Care Tax Credit.

Ms. Murguia spoke about how these two federal tax credits were helping to lift low-income working Americans out of poverty. Yet, she continued, they are being threatened with elimination because under current law, Congress needs to re-authorize them ever 2 to 3 years.
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2015 Aztec Awards Gala

page6_AAFor decades, the Mexican American Opportunity Foundation has recognized the selfless contributions of individuals who share MAOF’s vision and values at its annual Aztec Awards Gala. MAOF invites you and your company to join us as we continue this tradition.

Friday, October 9, 2015
Millennium Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles
Reception & Silent Auction 6 p.m.
Dinner & Program 7 p.m.
Dancing & Entertainment  9 p.m.

Sponsorship Opportunities

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