South Pasadena-San Marino
Corazon House Build

The Rotary Clubs of San Marino and South Pasadena join forces each year, to build a house in a day for a deserving family in Tecate, Mexico. Participants travel to El Cajon and spend the night in a hotel. They meet at a shopping center parking lot at 6 AM on Saturday morning and travel 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 construct 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 return to El Cajon where a celebratory fiesta was held.

Thirty to fifty volunteers are 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 28, 2018

Corazon House Build – April 28, 2018

April 8, 2017

April 8, 2017

Building Community Across Borders Video by Georg Eittinger

Meeting Information

Thursdays at 12:10 PM

San Marino Community Church, Fellowship Hall

1750 Virginia Road
San Marino, CA Map It

Our meeting location occasionally changes.  Click “More info” in the Upcoming Events section below to confirm the location.

Upcoming Events

VETERANS DAY REMEMBRANCE
Speaker: Bruce Campbell, WWII Veteran
Topic: 10TH Mountain Division's Combat in Italy
November 15th 2018 at 12:10 pm
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Board of Directors Meeting - San Marino Rotary Club
November 15th 2018 at 1:35 pm
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DARK - Thanksgiving
Speaker: DARK
November 22nd 2018 at 12:10 pm
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Stefan Schneider, Consul General of Federal Republic of Germany
Speaker: Stefan Schneider, Consul General of Federal Republic of Germany
Topic: The German-American Friendship, Hamburg and the 2019 Rotary International Convention.
November 29th 2018 at 12:10 pm
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Hollywood Stuntman John Moio
Speaker: John Moio, Hollywood Stuntman
Topic: San Marino TLC will take over the Rotary Club of San Marino and present John Moio, Hollywood Stuntman to those lucky enough to get a seat.
December 6th 2018 at 12:10 pm
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Bike Transport
Topic: Bike Transport
December 10th 2018 at 12:00 pm
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