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  • united way reaches goal

    Congratulations to United Way of Lee, Hendry and Glades Counties

    United Way has once again reached their campaign goal of $8,024,330 under the direction of campaign chairwoman, Pat O'Donnell. Pat O'Donnell is also an active member of the Amigos en Cristo Board of Directors. Amigos Center is a proud partner [...]
  • Marisol helping client

    Only God Can Help

    Marisol, Case Worker in Bonita, shared how one day, three of the many clients stood out in her mind. One man came in shaking, desperate and scared as he was given child enforcement letters. He thought he was going to be arrested and sent to [...]
  • Bonita Springs pancake fundraiser

    Shrove Tuesday Fundraiser

    The Elders of Hope Lutheran Church in Bonita Springs hosted a Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper fundraiser to help support the work of Amigos en Cristo. Over a hundred people participated in spite of the rain. Thank you Hope Lutheran for your [...]
  • Immigration Specialists

    Community Talks to United Way Partners

    On March 1st, Christina Leddin gave an immigration talk to the clients of F.I.S.H. (Friends in Service Here) of Sanibel. Thanks to the United Way of Lee, Hendry, and Glades County, we have the opportunity to partner with other agencies and best [...]
  • Immokalee leadership course 2011

    Education and Leadership Training in Immokalee

    We value education and training leaders to be equipped to serve in their community. Amigos Center Social Service Coordinator, Marcela Rice, has designed a four month course to inspire and prepare farm workers to participate in leadership [...]
  • Seeds of Hope

    You’re Invited! — Friends of Amigos Lunch

    Events You're Invited to the 3rd Annual Friends of Amigos Lunch! Wed, March 23, 2011   •   12 pm - 1 pm   •   Hilton Resort Naples Thanks to our generous sponsors, this inspirational lunch is FREE to all who attend. Please come and learn about [...]
  • Amigos en Cristo logo

    Grateful Clients

    Christina shared that last Friday, at 5:30, she was getting ready and packing up to go home. The door was propped open for the cleaning lady and in strides an immigration client. Thinking to herself how to gently send him home, since she was all [...]
  • Amigos en Cristo logo

    Help in the Nick of Time

    Each month the Department of State sends out a visa bulletin showing the visa processing dates for different family relationships and countries.  Depending on the relationship and country, clients can wait months to decades to get their [...]
  • Harry Chapin and Amigos Center food distribution

    Year End Help for Families

    On December 29th, Harry Chapin chose Amigos Center to be the point of distribution for their mobile food pantry. They arrived with three large box trucks and with the help of 45 volunteers we served nearly 4500 people in under 4 hours. We are [...]
  • Thanking Mark Fontana from Thrivent Financial

    Thanks to Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and our Supporters

    Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Financial Consultant Mark Fontana presents Pastor Bob Selle the matching $10,000 Lutheran Community Economic Outreach Bridge Grant.  This matches dollar for dollar the non-pledged money that Amigos en Cristo [...]
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