Amigos Center

Pastor Robert Selle was given the opportunity to be on D’Latinos al Dia. They talked to him about receiving the FACE Award as well as the Newcomer’s Information Guide (Guia) produced each year by the Amigos Center. Check out the clip.

On January 23rd, one food pantry in a series of many mobile food pantries, 343 families were served by the Harry Chapin mobile food pantry at the Amigos Center in Immokalee. This pantry was sponsored by YUM! brands. Thank you Harry Chapin, Yum!, and all our volunteers who are helping feed hungry families and fighting to end hunger in America!

Check out the pictures below or see more on our Facebook Page!

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The University Presbyterian Church of Rochester Hills Michigan, is bringing their High School choir to sing at the Immokalee Amigos Center on Saturday, February 18. The event will be held outside our Center and the choir will be providing  BBQ food for everyone who can join us. The “Agape” Choir has 30 members and have traveled throughout the world. We are truly grateful they will make this one day stop in Immokalee. Choir will perform starting at 11:00 AM  and depart at 1:30 PM. Most of their songs will be in English while some will be in Spanish. University Presbyterian Church heard about the Amigos Center through the United Way. We hope you will join us!

Valentina Grisales stands next to the gumball machine that her Metro PCS store donated to Amigos Center.  The machine is expected to raise about a hundred dollars a month in donations.

Valentina and her family have been long-time friends of the Amigos ministry, having been helped by the immigration ministry, English classes, social services, and church ministry. They are thankful for the work Amigos does in the community changing lives and are eager to give back in any and every way they can.

creative giving

Anita Dennis, the mother of Peter Dennis our new worker in our Immigration department, is leading St. Michael Lutheran Church in a blanket drive for Immokalee. Once the blankets are collected, they will deliver the much needed blankets to the Amigos Center. During the colder months of Florida, the nights can be long for families without heat and without sufficient blankets. Thank you St. Michael for helping us help these families.

Blanket Drive for Immokalee

CONGRATS AMIGOS CENTER!

Excerpts from the News Press:

Eight individuals were honored last night in several categories for their strong work ethic and contributions to the Hispanic community at the 12th annual Hispanic Achievement Awards and Hall of Fame Banquet. About 180 people attended the event at the Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre in Fort Myers.

“Hispanic business people do so well in helping to cultivate their own businesses from the ground up, and as I think all of you know, it’s the small businesses that are the fundamental framework of the economy,” said Lee County Commissioner Ray Judah, who spoke at the event.
This year’s winners:

Elementary Student of the Year: Alex Ventura of Estero, second grade.

Middle School Student of the Year: Robert Herrezuelo, Gateway Charter Middle School in Lehigh Acres.

High School Student of the Year: Monica Amaya, Mariner High School in Cape Coral.

Ministry of the Year: Amigos Center in Bonita Springs.

Educator of the Year: Peggy Mendez-Slichter, assistant principal with Alva Middle School.

Volunteer of the Year: Martha C. Avila, coordinator of Sustainable Lee.

Employee of the Year: Rafaela Berrios, helping teacher at Mariner High School in Cape Coral.

Business of the Year: Florida Skin Center in Fort Myers.

Amigos Center AwardPastor Selle accepts award
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