“Imagina México is my dream come true, it has been my passion since I founded it in 1995. Imagina has grown beyond my wildest expectations. Since its inception, Imagina has focused on underprivileged children and youth. I am a witness of the impact that Imagina has had on them, their families and their community. We have opened avenues to the arts, science and culture and nurture their self-confidence and self-worth. Imagina increases their chances of success in life. After relocating to Florida due to my husband’s job, I decided to found Imagina Children’s Foundation in 2010 to continue and expand our efforts in México. It is so gratifying to work with such and outstanding board in Florida and the extended team in México headed by my mother Lourdes Arena de Orozco. Thanks to her amazing and inspiring leadership, Imagina’s growth is faster than ever.”
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
"Alone I cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples." - Mother Teresa
“My passion for Imagina Children’s Foundation stems from my belief that empowering children, no matter where they are, has a positive global impact.”
“I was drawn to Imagina Children’s Foundation because it brings opportunities and possibilities to those children who are most in need. The fact that Imagina has been able to create these opportunities through the Arts is especially significant. By ensuring that children are enriched through the Arts, Imagina helps create a life that they would never have been able to Imagine was possible.”
“I love being part of Imagina Children’s Foundation because we get to help children from a very young age until they become young adults. All while giving them better opportunities in their lives through art, music, and educative programs, in addition to keeping them out of the streets.”
Maria Esperanza Vergara
Imagina is an opportunity for many underprivileged children to succeed and to have a better life. I am excited to help give them that opportunity by working with Imagina Children’s Foundation.
Why Imagina? I have always admired talented people who fight against all odds to make their dream come true. Both Lulis and her mother have done so, and starting with just a dream they have transformed the lives for so many children who will go on to become healthy, productive adults with hope for the future.
“For me, to be part of Imagina Children’s Foundation in the US represents supporting the execution of its founders’ dreams, helping to develop opportunities to change the world through education, art, and music from early ages, focusing on the most in need. It sets an example in any community and in any country. I am humbly thankful to be part of this cause.”