South Pasadena-San Marino
Corazon House Build

The Rotary Clubs of San Marino and South Pasadena joined forces on April 8, 2017, to build a house in a day for a deserving family in Tecate, Mexico. Participants traveled to El Cajon on Friday, April 7 and spend the night in a hotel. They met at a shopping center parking lot at 6 AM on Saturday morning and traveled across the border where they met the family that has volunteered hundreds of hours to earn the house along with building materials. Under the supervision of experienced lead builders with Corazon, Inc, the participants constructed a 16X20 house which includes a loft, kitchen counter, windows and a door. There is no plumbing or electrical. The house was finished at 5 pm and the keys were turned over to the family in a short ceremony. The participants returned to El Cajon where a celebratory fiesta was held.

Thirty to fifty volunteers were needed for these projects. Construction skills are not necessary!  Participants must be at least 12 years old. This is a great opportunity to introduce children, grandchildren, and Interact students to the world of Rotary and hands on service projects. For those that have never participated in a project like this, it can change your life!

For more information, contact San Marino Coordinator Jean‐Pierre Mainguy at jpmainguy@gmail.com or South Pasadena Coordinator Dan Watson at danielbwatson@aol.com

About the Project – Registration

What to Expect 

Corazon House Build Press Release 4/12/17

April 8, 2017

Building Community Across Borders Video by Georg Eittinger

Upcoming Events

Luncheon Meeting: COMMUNITY FIRST, AQUAPONICS IN CAMBODIA
April 27th 2017
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Vocational Committee Meeting
Apr 28th - Jan 1st 1970
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ROTARY ON THE TOWN, HUNG HOME EVENING FAMILY BBQ
May 4th 2017
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Luncheon Meeting: DR. JULIE LANG,NEW BREAST CANCER TREATMENTS
May 11th 2017
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San Marino Community Church, Fellowship Hall

1750 Virginia Road
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