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BHHS Legacy Foundation Grants $30,000 to Esperança

PHOENIX, Ariz. (July 10, 2011)…BHHS Legacy Foundation has awarded grant funding in the amount of $30,000 to Esperança for Health Education Programs.  The monies granted will go towards health-related preventative education programs, including oral health, nutrition and physical activity to underserved families who attend the Legacy Foundation Chris-Town YMCA programs

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Transforming Mozambique Village by Village

Rosa is an elder in the village of Motel Bispo. Before Esperança started work in the village, the title of elder held little meaning for her. She lived in a poorly-constructed mud hut, which made her health issues worse. Her grown son lived with her, and he was usually her

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Backpacks Needed for Golden Gate Community

The Esperança Women’s Guild, a local volunteer group that assists low-income families in Phoenix, is holding a backpack drive from now until July 31, 2012.  They are hoping to acquire new backpacks and supplies (paper, notebooks, color pencils, crayons, erasers and glue) to help send low-income children back to school

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Business Journal Executive Profile

From an early age, Tom Egan, president and CEO of Phoenix nonprofit Esperança, had his sights set on a career that would allow him to help people in need. He was the eldest child of a single mother, who contended with both financial struggles and a hearing handicap. “I just

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An Investment in Hope

The average interest rate on a savings account currently is .05%. Using some quick math, if you put $100 in a savings account today, in a year that $100 would turn into $100.05. Ouch!
There is an investment that can provide you with much better returns.  In fact, it yields

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The Importance of Esperança’s Fight Against Chagas

Chances are you have never heard of Chagas disease. If you live in Bolivia, you undoubtedly have heard of it and sadly, probably have experience with it.  Chagas disease is a parasitic disease transmitted with an insect bite, like malaria, found primarily in Latin America and the Caribbean. Chagas disease

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Esperanca Spring Breakfast a Huge Success!

On Thursday May 3, Esperança welcomed over 150 people to celebrate our Spring Breakfast in Phoenix.  It was a morning filled with inspiration and generosity.

 
 
Kent Monical, CEO of UnitedHealthcare, Community and State in Arizona, shared why UnitedHealthcare partners with Esperança to bring health education to the

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Esperança Earns 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator for Fifth Consecutive Year

For the fifth consecutive year, Esperança has earned the highest rating available from Charity Navigator, America’s premier charity evaluator.  They awarded its coveted four-star rating to Esperança for “sound fiscal management”.
“Only four percent of the charities evaluated have received at least five consecutive 4-star evaluations, indicating that Esperança outperforms

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THANK YOU ESPERANÇA VOLUNTEERS!

This week is National Volunteer Week and we wanted to thank our many volunteers to help Esperança achieve our life-saving mission. Our work depends on our generous and  dedicated volunteers who serve in many ways.  
Surgical volunteers give their time and talent to improving lives globally.  Each team travels to remote areas for

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