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Gateway Community Health

Mrs. Iris Rodriguez and her children have been clients of Gateway Community Health for many years. Preventative measures from their yearly checkups have given them optimal oral health from using services such as Teeth Cleanings, follow ups, fillings, and more.

Gateway Community Health Center Dental Clinic offers a variety of dental services to both children and adults.

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Children’s Advocacy Center

The Children’s Advocacy Center of Laredo-Webb County is a non-profit organization that provides a wide range of services for children and non-offending families who are victims of child abuse, domestic violence and/or child witness to a crime. This child-friendly facility provides services and treatment such as community education, prevention and intervention programs,

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South Texas Food Bank

Serigo Sanchez was an administrator at a Detention prison for many years. One cloudy day, he was outside closing a metal gate when he got struck by lightning that changed his life forever.

Mr. Sanchez became disabled overnight due to his experience. Not being able to work as before,

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Ruthe B Cowl

Nancy Guevara lost her ability to walk after a mysterious bite led her to be paralyzed in her lower body. In need of treatment, she sought out help from Ruthe B Cowl Rehabilitation Center, where they were able to provide her with the services at an affordable price to help her begin her healing journey.

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Laredo Cancer Society

Mrs. Griselda Valdivia & Elva Dominguez, are real life stories of cancer survivors here in Webb County. Their support through the Laredo Cancer Society provided them the services and emotional support they needed to get through while they went under Chemo Treatment. The support of Laredo Cancer Society gave them a second chance to live and get through challenging times by providing financial assistance and emotional support through the group called “Cancer Friends.”

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Imaginarium of South Texas

Nancy Sanchez’s children came to the Imaginarium of South Texas to expand their learning in Mathematics by meeting weekly with tutors to guide them with their assignments and giving them the opportunity to do creative projects that helped expand their education.

The Imaginarium of South Texas is a STEM focused program that prepares our future generations by giving them the opportunity to learn through creative projects while bringing together parents with their children.

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Laredo Animal Protective Society

Laredo Animal Protective Services provide the necessary services to spay and neuter your pets at an affordable price through certificates provided by The United Way of Laredo. Spaying and neutering protects against some serious health problems, prevents unplanned litter, and improves the overall health for your pet. The Laredo Animal Protective Society also provides a No-Kill Shelter,

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Literacy Volunteers of Laredo

Juan Arturo Lozano & Martha Saldierna, a married couple of 51 years, heard about Literacy Volunteers through the radio on channel 89.9. There she heard about the Literacy Volunteers Program, which is a program that provides literacy skills, computing, and the tools necessary to prepare for a citizenship’s test. Since they became residents of the US,

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Sacred Heart

At the age of 15, Sacred Heart Children’s Home welcomed Audrey Castillo into her new home. During her stay, she built close connections with the Sisters as they supported her journey by teaching her life values, morals & priorities for her future. “They have supported me in every way that they deemed suitable to help me create a foundation of success.”

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Casa De La Misericordia

From an early age, Maria De Los Angeles Ibarra, suffered mental and physical abuse starting at a young age and throughout her life until her adulthood. Her life of abuse continued throughout her marriage until her child bearing years. Her children gave her the courage to escape the abuse she was encountering to protect them from a life of violence.

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