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New Development Director

We are pleaMcKenzie Simmons - Headshotsed to announce McKenzie Simmons has joined our team as the new development director. “McKenzie is a great addition to our team, said James Hoyt, CEO of Esperança. “Her past experience will be valuable in her role overseeing our development and fundraising needs.” Simmons has over 10 years of experience in marketing, communications and fund development with Girls Scouts- Arizona Cactus-Pine Council, Arizona Childcare Consultants, and Cancer Support Community Arizona. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Corporate Communications from the University of Kentucky and is a member of the American Express Leadership Academy at the ASU Lodestar Center Class X-2016. Join us in welcoming her to Esperança!

Sixth Annual Hope Breakfast Set for May 5, 2016

banner2016cropedOur Sixth Annual Hope Breakfast will be held on Thursday, May 5, 2016 at the Embassy Suites at 4415 E. Paradise Village Parkway South, Phoenix, AZ 85032. Registration for the event will begin at 7:30am and the program is from 8:00-9:00 a.m. Join us for a complimentary breakfast to hear about the life changing work Esperança is doing in the community and internationally to bring hope, provide health and transform communities. We send volunteer surgical teams to Latin America to operate on families who may never have seen a doctor before, we train & educate poor families to grow nutritious food, build safe housing, access clean water and prevent and treat diseases. Currently we are transforming lives in the United States, Nicaragua, Peru, Bolivia and Mozambique. Please RSVP to Elisabeth Connell at or call 602.252.7772 ext 107. We look forward to seeing you on May 5, 2016 at the Sixth Annual Hope Breakfast.