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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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.”
Event to be held
Friday, October 7, 2016
Montebello, CA: The Mexican American Opportunity Foundation will hold its Annual Aztec Awards Gala on Friday, October 7, 2016 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. The evening begins with a Reception at 6:00 pm followed by dinner at 7:00 pm and the awards ceremony at 8:30 pm. Entertainment will be provided by Mariachi Opera Sola International. Honorees include Anthony Rendon, Speaker of the California Assembly, Dr. David Hayes-Bautista of UCLA School of Medicine, legendary International Artist Jorge Rivero and Starbucks Coffee Company. NBC4 News Anchor Daniella Guzman will be the Master of Ceremonies.
MAOF is one of the largest Latino non-profit organizations in the Nation and has been providing services in California since 1963. Core programs include Early Education for children of low-to-moderate working parents, child care subsidies for public assistance recipients on the road to self- sufficiency, senior services and a variety of other community services. For information, contact Tatiana Villanueva at (323) 278-3603 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Mexican American Opportunity Foundation (MAOF) will be awarding renowned community and corporate leaders at its 2016 Annual Aztec Awards Gala for their exemplary achievement and contribution in the advancement of the Hispanic communities. These individuals exemplify the mission of MAOF and founder Dr. Dionicio Morales to provide for the socio economic betterment of the greater Hispanic community of California, while preserving the pride, values and heritage of the Mexican American culture.
Awards Gala Tradition
Since 1963, MAOF founder Dr. Dionicio Morales began the tradition of identifying individuals who have embraced MAOF’s vision and values and believed that it was important to recognize individuals that have made significant selfless contributions in the advancement of the Hispanic community’s at its Annual Aztec Awards Gala. Fifty three years later, MAOF continues the tradition to honor four distinguished individuals whom have made tremendous achievements and contributions in the advancement of the Hispanic community.