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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Alone I cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples." - Mother Teresa

Lulis Camarena

PRESIDENT AND FOUNDER
lulis@imaginachildrenfoundation.org

“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.”

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Patsy Cruzan

VICE PRESIDENT
Cruzan1@bellsouth.net

“My passion for Imagina Children’s Foundation stems from my belief that empowering children, no matter where they are, has a positive global impact.”

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Christy Silveira

SECRETARY
silverboca@aol.com

“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.”

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Silvia Pedemonte

TREASURER
spedemonte1@gmail.com

“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.”

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Tessie O'Dea

BOARD MEMBER
tessieo1990@yahoo.com

“It is an honor to support Imagina Children’s Foundation and the children in the Ministry. Imagina, just translate the name, brings to life what children in these communities have only dreamed of. Education is a lifetime investment which can mold and change their lives forever. Not only does it change the children but it also opens doors to the community for a safer, brighter, happier and promising future.”

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Maria Esperanza Vergara

BOARD MEMBER
nenin@vergara.co

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.

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VOLUNTEERS

A VERY SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OUR VOLUNTEERS IN FLORIDA AND 104 IN MEXICO