We Are 1K For Kids at Casa de Corazón
For the Kids
We are proud to announce the 2021 1K For Kids! This intercultural event has impacted more than 40 families in countries such as the Dominican Republic, Peru, Guatemala, Colombia, and the United States. In the last 6 years, more than 2,000 people have walked or participated in this event in some way! Thanks to our families, sponsors, and volunteers, we have been able to donate more than $55,000 to these countries and the Mayo Clinic for COVID-19 research.
It is still up to us to continue changing the 1K For Kids model and creating wonderful memories. This year instead of walking, selling shirts, bracelets or bandanas, we want to focus on donations with the hopes and plans that next year we will walk together once again!
This year we are donating to the children of Mexico through NPH USA. NPH stands for “Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos” which is Spanish for “Our Little Brothers and Sisters.” This organization transforms the lives of vulnerable children in Latin America and the Caribbean through housing, health, and educational programs.
We invite you as a part of our beloved Casa Familia to donate below to support providing better educational, health and housing opportunities for children in Mexico and to continue promoting hope and interculturality.
Thank you for your generous support!
2021 1K For Kids
“The founder of Quiéreme como soy (Love me as I am) Oscar Villanueva sends this greeting all the way from the Dominican Republic for the Casa de Corazón families that will attend our 1K for Kids event in July!”
– Oscar Villanueva, CEO at Quiéreme Como Soy Dominican Republic
“Casa de Corazón nos ha ayudado a promover una sociedad justa y sin pobreza en el Perú!”
– Patricia L. Tatis, CEO at TECHO US
“Thank you Casa de Corazón! Special thanks to the volunteers, families, sponsors, performing artists, and key members of the Casa de Corazon Community, that worked together to raise the funds in 2018, at the 1K for Kids, for TECHO- Guatemala with $17,672.38. You all contributed to the build of the homes for 12 of the families that had lost everything at the volcano eruption.”
– Ana Maria Duque, Director of Community Experience at TECHO US
“Vivimos con mi hermana y sus tres hijos, vivimos muy apretados. Nos gusta que los niños se diviertan y jueguen, pero últimamente se enferman mucho por el contacto con la tierra mojada del suelo de la Casa. Ahora podrán jugar dentro de la nueva vivienda con un piso seguro gracias a Casa de Corazón.”
– Family Barranco Llanos, Techo Colombia Team
“Your support allows us to treat patients, educate the next generation of medical leaders and conduct lifesaving research for the benefit of people everywhere. On behalf of patients near and far as well as the Mayo Clinic staff who work tirelessly to transform innovative ideas into reality, thank you for advancing hope — hope for scientific breakthroughs, for revolutionary treatments, and ultimately, for healing.”
– Mayo Clinic