Every year at the luncheon we award over 100 scholarships to college-bound Hispanic students. These students are selected through a rigorous application and interview process and are representative of the community that Esperanza serves. In addition to the scholarship, students are required to participate in mentoring and volunteering activities. Additionally, we connect our students to our corporate and community partners in hopes of helping them attain an internship or career opportunity.
Fiesta of Hope makes dreams possible through the generosity of donors. Each scholarship is raised every year and goes directly to the student to help bridge the gap for things like tuition, room and board, transportation, textbooks or parking fees. Scholarship support gives students the tools they need to beat the odds and succeed!
To register visit: bit.ly/FiestaofHope2019
Please join us for the 5th Annual Golf Outing. A portion of the proceeds from the Golf Outing will go to support The Abelino “Al” Lopez Jr. Memorial Scholarship Endowment. Over the years The Abelino “Al” Lopez Jr. Memorial Scholarship Endowment has help three outstanding students pursue their educational dreams and graduate from college. To date, the family has raised $62,000 toward the $80,000 Endowment goal. The Endowment will award a two-year $2,500 scholarship to a student who is transitioning from Cuyahoga Community College to a 4-year college to achieve their academic goals. Please consider sponsoring the event to support even more outstanding students in achieving their educational aspirations.
To sponsor the event or golf in the outing, please visit: bit.ly/lopezgolfouting
Esperanza’s Back to School Celebration provides backpacks filled with school supplies free of charge to over 1,200 low-income students living in our community. The event also provides a venue for over 30 nonprofit community organizations (from Preschool to health care institutions) that provide services that can enrich the lives of our students and parents. In addition, the kids have a great time with face painting, arts and craft projects, educational giveaways, balloon animals and more. This event assists families and single-parent households struggling with limited resources, to obtain the necessary tools and support services their children need to start
the school year ready to learn.