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New Hope Charities, Inc. 2012

FALL NEWSLETTER

Hope Com es in M any Form s... You May Be One of Them

New Hope Charities Summer Camp: Another Great Summer

Camp trip to Lion Country Safari

When 65 kids from Pahokee are asked what they did on their summer vacation they will have quite a story to tell! New Hope Charities summer camp just concluded a full, fun and action packed program. Campers enjoyed art and soccer modules thanks to a grant from the Center for Creative Education. For the first time ever they enjoyed a golf program with the assistance of Coach Jack, thanks to a grant from First Tee, and have completed wonderful art projects with art teacher Paul Wallace. Day trips included visits to Lion Country Safari and Jungle Island that were sponsored in part by a generous gift from Lourdes and Jose Pepe Fanjul, Jr. Daily activities at the Family Center in Pahokee included a literacy program created in collaboration with the Palm Beach County Library System, where the children participated in a reading club. They each received a copy of a book read as a gift. As always the computer lab was a favorite activity and all of the students rotated through the lab to access educational and fun sites Computer Lab with games and activities.

A highlight of this summer was the participation of art teacher Paul Wallace from the Center on Creative Education. Mr. Wallace said of his New Hope Charities experience, “I enjoy working with the kids because they remind me of myself many years ago. I was lucky to have had very good mentors in a facility not unlike New Hope when I was a kid living in a poor neighborhood. It made a big difference in my life and I like that I can give back to kids in a similar situation.” This year afforded the children a unique opportunity to have a counselor who was once a student at New Hope Charities After-School Program. Eric Lawson attended the program from 2001 through 2007. This year he requested to return to the center as a counselor. When we talk about success stories of NHC students Eric is a perfect example of both academic success and the desire to give back to his community. Eric is currently a junior at University of Florida. Of his experience at New Hope Charities he said, “I always think about New Hope and what it did for me. New Hope kept me out of trouble and the staff was always nice to me. I like being able to return and help the program that helped me so much”. Family Center Director, Guillermo Rivera stated, “Eric was a tremendous addition to our staff this past summer. The kids easily identified with him when they learned he was a former NHC student and learned that they too can succeed in whatever they choose to do in the future.” Counselor, NHC Grad Eric Lawson

Campers field trip to Butterfly World

“Art a Palooza”

Art Teacher Paul Wallace

In This Issue • One Child, One Donor, One Year Campaign • Health Care Clinic Update • Western Open Golf Tournament in Full Swing • Holiday Bazaar New Venue


Board of Directors

Jose “Pepe” Fanjul Chairman Lillian Fanjul de Azqueta President Rev. Patrick O’Neil President - Dade County Oscar R. Hernandez Vice President and Treasurer Thomas F. Carney, Jr. Ambassador Edward E. Elson Gerry Goldsmith Joseph P. Klock, Jr. Frank Miller John O’Neil, Jr.

Administrative Staff

Lillian “Lyanne” Azqueta Executive Director Yolanda Santiago Controller Jane Maestro Fundraising Manager Deana Cruz Accounting Assistant

Family Center Staff

Guillermo Rivera Director of Programs & Services Daniella Fonseca Program Coordinator Esmeralda Baltazar Secretary Janie Garcia Counselor Charlescia Longmire Counselor Karina Estevez Counselor Lorena Diaz Counselor Ronald McMillan Driver Beresford Gordon Custodian Federal Tax Exemption 65-0128327

Message from the President and Executive Director As we embark on another season of events in support of New Hope Charities, we wanted to take a minute to thank our board, donors, event supporters and volunteers for your help throughout the past season. Highlights of what contributions have helped to achieve at the Family Center in Pahokee this past year include: •

After School Program – 76% of students show marked academic improvement. • We are the only non-Board of Education agency selected to implement a pilot program, Afterschool Literacy Enhancement Program (ALEI). Over 2,000 books read. • Food Program – 2,316 food bags were distributed to families in need and close to $150,000 in home essentials were gifted through our partnership with Bed Bath and Beyond. • New Hope Charities - accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA) recognizing outstanding providers of human services. • 2500 toys distributed for the holiday through the Annual Toy Drive. It is with much pride and gratitude that we ask you to please join us again this year and extend our hand in friendship to all those who have taken New Hope Charities’ families and children into their hearts. Thank you!

Lillian Fanjul de Azqueta Founder and President

Lillian “Lyanne” Azqueta Executive Director

One Child, One Donor, One Year Campaign New Hope Charities is pleased to kick off its One Child, One Donor, One Year Campaign. Many donors and volunteers have been searching for opportunities to feel closer to the children and families their donations help. As an answer to these requests, New Hope Charities is inaugurating a campaign that will pair children and donors on a more personal level. Donor families will have the opportunity to sponsor a child for an entire year while receiving regular updates on the child. Updates will include photographs and artwork as well as invitations to visit the Family Center on special occasions. One Child, One Donor, One Year sponsors will be honored in the Holiday Bazaar ad journal and on the New Hope Charities website. Anonymous sponsorships are also available. For more information please contact Jane Maestro at 561-366-5093 or jmaestro@ newhopecharities.org.

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Golf for Kids Tournament Raises Funds for Family Center New Hope Charities, Inc. held its 12th Annual Golf for Kids Tournament, chaired by Alex Fanjul and William Surtees, on April 23, 2012 at the prestigious Dye Preserve in Jupiter. The event raised over $65,000 in Bar Sponsor, Bacardi Eduardo Cutillas, Alex Fanjul, Lyanne Azqueta and Lillian support of New Hope Charities’ programs Fanjul de Azqueta helping children and families in western Palm Beach County. Windy conditions made The Dye Preserve’s ‘Pete Dye-designed’ golf course even more challenging, but this did Golf Course Sponsor, SSI Petroleum not hamper the golfers Tony Arruza and Alex Fanjul resolve to make the best of the day. Participants had a great time while raising funds for a good cause. Events of the day included putting contests, a Cubanstyle lunch buffet, a raffle offering exciting prizes, a live auction, and an awards ceremony with cocktails following the tournament. Gracious supporters of this event each year include Sheriff Bradshaw on behalf of the Palm Beach County Sheriff Department offering a “Sheriff for a Day” package for our live auction, Al Packer Ford providing the Hole-in-One Car Prize, and our event Sponsors – William H. Pitt Foundation, Florida Crystals, AON Risk, CASE IH/ Glade & Grove Supply Co., Bacardi, and SSI Petroleum.

Annual Appeal Reminder New Hope Charities extends sincere thanks to donors to the Annual Appeal letter sent out over the summer. If you have not yet responded please send your check to the office or call 561-366-5092 to use your credit card.

WISHLIST Please take a look our new Wishlist available through Amazon.com for items needed for Toy Give Away program. To make a contribution, simply visit our Wishlist at:

http://amzn.com/w/2SFYJGI6GSWOG * Select the item(s) you would like to purchase * During checkout please be sure to check the

box that says “Ordering a Gift” > click “Continue” > enter your name.

* Note: The item(s) you purchase will be sent directly to the New Hope Charities office

Thanks to Summer Interns A warm thank you to summer interns Lilly Applefield of St. Andrews School, Sylvia “Crista” Azqueta of Florida State University, and Joseph Scheerer of Flagler College who assisted us throughout the summer months! We hope to work with you again next year.

Grace Healthcare Solutions Providing On-site Care for Families Since opening last year, Grace Healthcare Solutions has provided a wide range of medical services to the community at the clinic at the New Hope Charities campus. Having an affordable healthcare provider on-site is a much needed component necessary to improve the standard of living for Pahokee’s citizens. Services include well-child check-ups, school physicals and immunizations, women’s health services, acute illness treatment and general family health. They plan to add a mentoring program for junior and high school students and to use the New Hope Charities location as a clinical rotation training site for medical professionals. Also planned is a series of health education programs to include diabetes education, good nutrition, hypertension prevention and treatment and other topics of daily concern to the community. 3


New Hope Charities Appoints Fundraising Manager She said, “The minute I first set foot in the Glades while consulting for other non-profits I fell in love with the area and the people. I am especially pleased to join New Hope Charities serving the people of Pahokee. Since coming to Florida I have developed an abiding affection for the Glades region and believe there is no other place more deserving of my professional efforts. I am one of those fortunate people Before her career in non-profit who truly enjoy their work. I management, Ms. Maestro lived invite New Hope Charities’ in Israel where she worked as supporters to contact me to find a teacher of grades K-4 and a out how to become involved as a graphic artist. This experience volunteer or donor”. She can be later informed her choice of reached by e-mail at jmaestro@ career in non-profit development, newhopecharities.org or call her especially in a rural area on behalf direct line 561-366-5093. of children and families in need. Jane Maestro has joined New Hope Charities as Fundraising Manager. Ms. Maestro previously served as Marketing Director, Development Director and Executive Director at non-profit organizations in South Florida and Philadelphia, PA including the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties and the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia.

Many thanks to Saks Fifth Avenue for their generous contribution to New Hope Charities.

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Western Open Golf Tournament in Full Swing A word of warmest thanks to Johnny Fanjul, Western Open Golf Tournament Chairman for his dedication and commitment to New Hope Charities. His leadership of the tournament is what has made it the success it is year after year. Western Open Golf Tournament 2012, Saturday, September 15, 2012, Mayacoo Country Club, West Palm Beach

Charities to continue to provide children and families with monthly food bags, quality after-school care, summer camp and other programs to benefit the community of Pahokee. You can contribute to the event by: • Donating an item or items as a prize for our raffle. • Donating marketing/promo items or coupons for our goody bags. • As a sponsor – there are various levels you can choose from. If you would like to received a brochure please call the office at 561-366-5093 or download a copy at newhopecharities.org

If you have not done so yet, call New Hope Charities office 561-366-5093 to reserve you place at the Western Open Golf Tournament. We hope that you will show your support of this great tournament this year. Your contribution will help New Hope

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New Venue for 19th Annual Holiday Bazaar -The Beach Club, Palm Beach We are pleased to announce that this year’s Holiday Bazaar will take place at The Beach Club, Palm Beach, on Thursday, November 29, 2012, from 6:30 P.M. until Midnight. New Hope Charities Holiday Bazaar celebrates its 19th anniversary this year in a new location to accommodate the over 400 supporters who typically attend. The event is hosted and chaired by the Fanjul-Azqueta Family. As always, patrons are invited to shop until they drop while enjoying fine food and drink, music, dancing and holiday fun. This year New Hope Charities’ table will offer holiday decorations and boxed cards with children’s artwork benefitting the Family Center in Pahokee. The silent auction offers hundreds of beautiful items donated by local vendors. There is something for everyone at the Holiday Bazaar. Along with attending the fabulous Holiday Bazaar, you are invited to participate in the following ways. • Corporate Sponsor – receives free entre to Holiday Bazaar, ads in the event journal, and more. • Donate to the Silent Auction – the sky is the limit for beautiful items auctioned at the event. • Purchase an ad in the event journal. Viewed by hundreds of Palm Beachers, our beautiful event ad journal is the perfect place to show your support of New Hope Charities. For more information, to register, sponsor, or to donate and item, please call the office at 561-366-5093.

Yes, I would like to help New Hope Charities - 19th Annual Holiday Bazaar by: Sponsoring: ’ Gold Sponsor $10,000 ’ Silver Sponsor $7,500 ’ Benefactor $5,000 ’ Patron $2,500 ’ Friend $1,000 Advertising in the event ad book: LD cover $750 ’ Inside front cover $650 ’ Inside back cover $500 ’ CenterSOspread $1,000 ’ OutsideSO back LD ’ Full page $250 ’ Half page $150 ’ Quarter page $100 ’ Business card $75 ’ Donating an item for the silent auction or goody bags ’ Attending the event on November 29, 2012 ’ Making a donation Mail to I would like to be contacted about the Holiday Bazaar New Hope Charities, Inc. Name: 626 North Dixie Highway West Palm Beach, FL 33401 Address: or scan and e-mail to City: State: Zip Code: jmaestro@newhopecharities.org

Telephone: Email:

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FEDERAL TAX EXEMPTION NUMBER 65-0128327 “Contributions benefit New Hope Charities, Inc., a not for profit tax exempt organization. A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION OF NEW HOPE CHARITIES, INC, REGISTRATION NO. CH3201 , MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL FREE 1-800-435-7352 WITHIN THE STATE OF FLORIDA. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE. NEW HOPE CHARITIES RECEIVES 100% OF EACH CONTRIBUTION”

626 North Dixie Highway West Palm Beach, FL 33401

New Hope Charities

Upcoming Events 14TH ANNUAL WESTERN OPEN GOLF TOURNAMENT September 15, 2012 at the Mayacoo Lakes Country Club Administrative Office New Hope Charities 626 North Dixie Highway West Palm Beach, FL 33401 Telephone: 561-366-5093 info@newhopecharities.org Family Center New Hope Charities 7450 State Road 15 Suite A/B Pahokee, FL 33476 Telephone: 561-924-7986 Child Care License # 50-51-0291573 www.newhopecharities.org

19th ANNUAL HOLIDAY BAZAAR November 29, 2012 at the Beach Club

Summer Camp 2012 For more information on these events, check our website www.newhopecharities. org or call the office at 561-366-5093. Sponsorship opportunities available.


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