South Pasadena-San Marino
Corazon House Build

2019 Corazon House Build

April 13, 2019

Corazon Instructions – Signups – 2019

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  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

April 13, 2019

In the marginalized communities in Tecate, Mexico, many families live in shacks and improvised shelters, often with no paved flooring. About 40 Rotarians from San Marino and South Pasadena, their family members and friends traveled together on April 13, 2019 to the hamlet of Valle de Las Palmas to build a solid, substantial colorful house 16×20 foot for a needy family with the assistance of the non-profit organization Corazon.

 

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Thursdays at 12:10 PM

San Marino Community Church, Fellowship Hall

1750 Virginia Road
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Our meeting location occasionally changes.  Click “More info” in the Upcoming Events section below to confirm the location.

Upcoming Events

Board of Directors Meeting
October 17th 2019 1:35 pm
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San Marino Rotary Club - Rotary on the Town
Speaker: Rotary on the Town
Topic: Rotary on the Town
October 17th 2019 6:00 pm
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Huntington Middle School Interact Succulent and Cactus Sale
October 19th 2019 7:00 am
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San Marino Rotary Club Luncheon Meeting - Coach Mihail Papadopul
Speaker: Coach Mihail Papadopulos
Topic: Coach Mihail Papadopulos - San Marino High School Basketball Coach
October 24th 2019 12:10 pm
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San Marino Rotary Club Luncheon Meeting - Craig Darian
Speaker: Craig Darian
Topic: Film producer Craig Darian
October 31st 2019 12:10 pm
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San Marino Rotary Club Luncheon Meeting - MARILYN LONG
Speaker: Maryilyn Long
Topic: After Nearly 79 Years, Bringing WWII War Hero John Karli, Home
November 7th 2019 12:10 pm
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