Congreso Welcomes State Representative Danilo Burgos and Senator Christine Tartaglione for Turkey Drive
On November 25th Congreso hosted and supported State Representative Danilo Burgos and Senator Christine Tartaglione for their Thanksgiving Turkey Drive at our Education and Training Center! 150 turkeys were distributed to community residents and families, some associated with Congreso programs. Gracias for your support of our community and we hope to have you back next year. Happy Thanksgiving to all from the Congreso Familia!
Out of School Time Program Hosts
3rd Annual Prevention Community Dinner
K-8 Out of School Time Prevention Ambassadors and students helped serve free warm dinners to community members during the 3rd Annual Prevention Community Dinner. Building on the momentum of last year’s success, the event began at 3:30pm in the Education and Training Center Parking lot until all dinners were served! The warm meals were accompanied by Congreso resources and giveaways to all attendees. Gracias to everyone who attended!
Sesame Street Partnership Brings Comfy Cozy Space to Congreso
To celebrate 50 years of Sesame Street, Congreso partnered with Sesame Workshop and the National Alliance for Hispanic Health to create a Comfy Cozy Space in our 216 West Somerset Building lobby. We are honored to be bringing bilingual Sesame Street resources into our community to strengthen the families we serve!
2020 Gala Latina - Explore Panama City, Panama!
Save the date for Congreso’s biggest event of the year! Support Congreso’s mission to enable individuals and families in predominantly Latino neighborhoods to achieve economic self-sufficiency and well-being while dancing the night away at this black-tie event.
When: Saturday | March 21st, 2020 | 6:30 PM
Where: The Bellevue Hotel | 200 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
A special gracias to AmerisourceBergen for serving as our Premier Sponsor and PECO for serving as our Platinum Sponsor, along with Mr. Albert Morales, our Gala Honorary Chair and Chief Transformation Officer at AmerisourceBergen.
Please confirm your sponsorship level by Friday, February 21st, 2020. See sponsorship package below for more information.
Congreso Celebrates United Way Success and Joins Philadelphia Employee's Combined Campaign
Congreso superheroes assembled with United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey for another rewarding workplace campaign! On November 13th, Congreso finished with a 94% agency wide participation rate – way to go, Congreso Familia! Does your employer host a United Way campaign? Use code 4210 to select Congreso de Latinos Unidos as your charity of choice!
The City of Philadelphia also kicked off their 2020 Employees’ Combined Campaign on November 5th and Congreso is proud to be participating in this city-wide workplace charitable giving program. Since 1983, this campaign has raised more than $38 million for nonprofits in Philadelphia. Interested in contributing to Congreso? Use code 30-0026 until December 31st, 2019.
Holiday Shopping with AmazonSmile
Are you shopping on Amazon this holiday season? Use AmazonSmile at no cost to you! The same items and prices at Amazon.com, but when you shop through AmazonSmile, 0.5% of your purchase will be donated to Congreso. Click the link below to get started!
Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded in 1977 with a mission to enable individuals and families in predominantly Latino neighborhoods to achieve economic self-sufficiency and well-being. To learn more about our programs, check out our impact, or read about our leadership and advisory councils, click below!
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