Over two days – June 23 and 24, 2017 — members of a Fremont-based 501(c)3 nonprofit, My Manna Link Foundation, will donate time, skills, and materials to complete much-needed improvements at SAVE’s Emergency Shelter. The Foundation’s Days of Service will concentrate on flooring repair, painting, installing new kitchen counter tops, and deep cleaning.
Javier Alvarado, Fremont resident and Founder and Chairman of the Foundation, states that their volunteerism is rooted in their mission to enhance Bay Area communities and to teach members, especially youth members, how to give back. Many of their volunteers are young women and men who formerly experienced serious life struggles, including homelessness. My Manna Link’s leadership provides them with opportunities to give back to the community through service, including the Days of Service to benefit SAVE. One of the Foundation’s core beliefs is that benevolent acts are transformative and empowering, leading to the development of future community leaders.
My Manna Link performs community service in the Bay Area and members have also volunteered in Paraguay, Venezuela, Mexico, and El Salvador. The Foundation is committed to helping anyone needing assistance, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender identity, and other factors. Alvarado recently shared that “respecting women is everything (as is) supporting victims of domestic violence.” In addition, the Foundation’s members are primarily Hispanic small business owners, “hardworking immigrants (who) work and pay their taxes.” Volunteerism is key to their members’ values and demonstrates their commitment to making the communities safer and stronger.
Interested in helping? Contact Javier Alvarado at My Manna Link Foundation for more information. Email firstname.lastname@example.org visit their website: www.mymannalink.org. Volunteers and donations are welcome. And if you wish to support SAVE’s services and programs