In collaboration with Tickets-for-Charity®, Santana is offering fans a unique opportunity to access prime seats for all shows at The Joint in Las Vegas while benefiting The Milagro Foundation and its work supporting underserved children in the areas of education, health and the arts. A portion of each purchase on www.Tickets-For-Charity.com will automatically benefit The Milagro Foundation.
The Hermes Music Foundation is an ambitious program which provides support to homeless children and to the indigenous communities as well as to everyone living under poverty and health conditions because of disaster situations. The Hermes Music Foundation has an active program in place, and welcomes all supporters, ideas and donations which will allow the foundation to continue to develop these great and noble projects. Hermes has donated several hundred guitars to Milagro grantees like Little Kids Rock and Santuario de Luz.
Alma Desnuda donated proceeds from its summer benefit at Maria Maria Restaurant in Danville to the Milagro Foundation. Alma Desnuda creates music to promote kindness and embrace the fullness of the human spirit. With funky grooves, earthy percussion, and vocal harmonies, its fresh blend of rock appeals to most any audience bringing forth smiles and dancing.
New friends, and a fantastic resource to the Milagro Foundation's Kellogg GrowingGreat projects in Marin City, AIM has helped provide an increase in Southern Marin's access to healthy food and has assisted in creating a welcoming community hub. The Market has been open since June, and ends it's trial period in October. The Marin City Farmer's Market provides Southern Marin with a Saturday Farmers Market.
Scholastic Books has generously donated 1000 children's books to two of Milagro's agencies, The Marin City Health and Wellness Center and the Marin Community Clinic. This donation promotes literacy and the love of learning among young children. By giving a book to a child during their health visit, we are helping to create and build home libraries for children who may have very few books in their homes.
In celebration of Earth Day and in the spirit of Carlos Santana’s continued environmental and humanitarian efforts, Supernatural Santana: A Trip Through the Hits partnered with Project Sole, a nonprofit formed to collect durable footwear for communities in-need. Fans were encouraged to recycle their gently-used shoes during Santana's performances at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino from April 21 through May 2, 2010 to support worldwide disaster relief. As a "thank you" to those who donated, fashionable shoe brands Carlos by Carlos Santana and Unity by Carlos Santana offered a generous discount of 20 percent off their merchandise. Thanks to Project Sole this event also raised funds for The Milagro Foundation.
Central Payment has generously donated $10,000 to the Milagro Foundation in support of the GrowingGreat Marin City project which works with the Sausalito Marin City School District to bring nutrition education and access to healthy foods to Marin City's children, families and community. Central Payment employees are also volunteering a day to help the children in the garden.
Matthew Hyman, Central Payment's Managing Partner shares what inspired Central Payment to demonstrate support, "In business, we continue to stress to all of our employees and sales partners that the act of giving back to your community is vitally important. GrowingGreat applies that same philosophy by encouraging families that are less fortunate than others to participate in their community. The combination of a healthy lifestyle and a nurturing environment is imperative for all of us and we are proud to be able to support them."
MainfreightSFO has generously donated shipments of medical supplies for the orphaned children of Riviere Froide in Haiti. MainfreightSFO and its corporate office employees have donated to help with the disaster relief in the Philippines. We'd like to express our gratitude to Jay Bellin, Managing Director of Mainfreight SFO for his commitment to making a difference in the lives of children around the world.
La Boulange hosted an intimate evening benefit for the Milagro Foundation at the original Pine Street Bakery in San Francisco. Pascal Rigo, owner and baker dazzled our guests with a scrumptious dinner. He promised to match donations up to $5000. Our donors surprised us by helping Milagro exceed its goal for the evening. The money raised will support the GrowingGreat Marin City school gardens and nutrition project. Thank you Pascal and our new friends at La Boulange.
The Milagro Foundation is very grateful to photographer and philanthropist, Nancy Farese who has given of her time and talent to help bring awareness to our grantees. As a photographer Nancy provides photographic support to non-profit organizations to help document and promote causes, and has pioneered the concept of Photophilanthropy: Promoting Social Activism Through Photography to encourage and reward people who use photography for social purpose.