Our MissionThe mission of the Mexican American
Opportunity Foundation (MAOF) is to provide for the socio-economic betterment of the greater Latino community of California, while preserving the pride, values and heritage of the Mexican American culture.
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MAOF Headquarters401 N. Garfield Avenue
Montebello, CA 90640
(323) 890-9637 fax
MAOF Commerce5657 E. Washington Blvd.
Commerce, CA 90040
MAOF Kern CountyBPPE Info
2130 Chester Ave., Suite 200.
Bakersfield, CA 93301
MAOF Monterey County11 Quail Run Circle, Suite 101
Salinas, CA 93907
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Today, Nora speaks excitedly about the prospect of buying a home. She shares the number of rooms she’d like to have, her ideal neighborhoods, and even hints at how she plans to decorate her kitchen. As she reaches the end of her second Lending Circle, she is developing the credit score and the sense of financial stability to soon turn her excitement into a reality. But behind Nora’s current success is a complex and incredible story – it’s a story that transcends credit and sheds light on the resilient and resourceful ways in which many Lending Circles participants have lived for decades.
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On June 10, 2017, MAOF hosted CITI Global Community Day, an annual
event whereby Citi bank employees volunteer their time, skills and expertise to make a difference in the community they have annual presence in. Citi Community Development Vice President Laura Peralta and over 50 Citi volunteers gathered at MAOF’s headquarters in Montebello to conduct pre-employment workshops for youth to prepare them with interview skills that would lead to summer employment and painted a structure at MAOF’s headquarters. Ms. Laura Peralta describes Citi’s commitment to agencies serving low income communities as, “Beyond monetary contributions, Citi provides additional support in forms of volunteers and program development to non-profit organizations.” Since its inception in 2006, Citi Global Community Day has contributed
over 2 million volunteer hours to communities throughout the world.
Community Award — Anthony Rendón
Los Angeles, CA: The Mexican American Opportunity Foundation held its 49th Annual Aztec Awards Gala Friday, October 7, 2016 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel. Four Hundred guests, including elected officials, civic and corporate leaders were in attendance to support the work of the Foundation and pay homage to four award recipients.
Awardees included Starbucks, International Film star Jorge Rivero, Dr. David Hayes Bautista of UCLA medical school and California Speaker Anthony Rendon. These four award recipients epitomize the Foundation’s objectives in contributing to the success of Californians, including children and families, our youth and senior citizens.
“Funds raised from this event will supplement funding for all our programs, said MAOF President & CEO Martin Castro. “We owe a big thank you to all the sponsors and other contributors for making this night possible.”