Corazon de Vida Foundation to Inaugurate San Diego Chapter

Corazon de Vida to serve regional communities through network of local Chapters

 SAN DIEGO, CA – FEBRUARY 28, 2014 – Irvine, CA based Corazon de Vida Foundation announced that its San Diego Chapter (SDC) has been officially opened and will hold its launch party on Thursday, March 13, 2014.

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 Amar Harrag, Corazon de Vida San Diego Chapter’s Managing Director will host the Chapter’s launch party at his restaurant Matisse Bistro in Downtown San Diego. For more information please contact

The Corazon de Vida SDC’s charter purpose is to raise awareness of the existence of Corazon de Vida Foundation and its mission.  Chapter activities will include local outreach/networking events, fundraisers and presentations to groups, clubs and organizations in an effort to create a community of support for Corazon de Vida and its mission. 

“We are looking forward to working with Amar and the chapter’s leadership team to provide the San Diego community with meaningful social interactions and international service opportunities.” said Corazon de Vida Founder, Hilda Pacheco-Taylor.

Corazon de Vida San Diego Chapter volunteer leadership team includes a Managing Director, an Operations Director and two to four Outreach Directors that provide local leadership. Chapter leaders are motivated by the desire to help the children of Baja and create opportunities for their communities to participate in events and activities that benefit the children of Baja.

“I am truly looking forward to building a strong network of individuals in San Diego County that are committed to improve the lives of these orphans. There is so much we can do to help and the goal of this chapter will be to facilitate different ways to get involved. I want everyone to experience how rewarding it is to spend time with the kids and to see the direct impact of our actions on their daily reality! I am very excited to join the Corazon de Vida family and to continue the hard work they have been doing for last 20 years” said Amar Harrag.

For more information on Corazon de Vida Foundation, please visit Corazon de Vida’s website at  Follow us on Facebook at


About Corazon de Vida Foundation

Founded in 1994, Corazon de Vida (“CDV”) a community of caring and compassionate Angels motivated by the goal to end the cycle of poverty and homelessness in Baja.  We do this by focusing on sustaining life and ensuring that each child is given the opportunity of a better future through education – from kindergarten to university.  We maintain hands-on involvement with the orphanages and the children we support  – that translates to direct results of our support – creating success stories, one child at a time

OUR GOAL: To end the cycle of poverty and homelessness in Baja.

OUR BELIEF: We believe that every child’s life is valued and holds the same potential, excitement, and opportunity as any other life. It is up to us to work together to make sure our care transforms into each child’s life for the future.

Media Contact:

Hilda Pacheco-Taylor
Corazon de Vida Foundation

(949) 476-1144 x 3

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