Rev. Steve Hess, recently retired from Zion Lutheran Church, Fort Myers, has begun serving as mentor for Andre Mezilus. Andre is enrolled in the Ethnic Immigrant Institute of Theology, at Concordia Seminiary, St. Louis, MO. This is a [...]
We recently recognized ten people who provide volunteer services at our Immokalee Amigos Center with a special luncheon. Pictured with Pastor Selle are ten of the many volunteers who provide English classes, literacy classes, emergency food, [...]
We had a fun Palm Sunday. Tommy Hilfiger store managers from Estero to Lakeland came to Immokalee and Bonita with Easter eggs for the kids. They hid them and the kids found them and had a great time. We celebrated Palm Sunday with 51 friends [...]
In an email survey, a few of our supporters had the following comments about the Amigos en Cristo ministry. One supporter commented:
Amigos is doing a tremendous job of reaching out to those in need. We are especially impressed with the [...]
One client recently wrote an email to Pastor Bob Selle, Executive Director of Amigos Center, as a follow up to an October 2010 inquiry about Amigos Center Immigration services.
Dear Pastor Bob,
Just wanted to share with you...My citizenship was [...]
We are very pleased to announce the results of our annual fund raising event held at the Naples Hilton on March 23. 186 people attended our exciting event. The generosity of those who came was proven by our results. We raised a total of $48,196 [...]
On April 4th, the United Way Allocation Team made a visit to the Amigos Center in Bonita Springs. Thank you to the staff and Board who were there to represent the ministry. We thank all of those who serve as volunteers on allocation committees [...]
On Thursday March 31st, Amigos Center worked with Harry Chapin’s Mobile Food Pantry to deliver food to over 235 families for a total of 958 people at our Immokalee center. The Mobile Food Pantry program has allowed Harry Chapin and their partner [...]
Leonardo Garcia, Founder and President/CEO of the Hispanic American Business Alliance (HABA) has been a long time supporter of Amigos Center and is currently active on the board of directors for Amigos Center.
HABA was interviewed by the [...]
All days are busy, yet Thursday, March 31st was an especially busy day filled with lots of life-changing appointments. In the morning I did two naturalization cases (applying for U.S. citizenship). Both clients were from Mexico and had been our [...]