Hogar Heroes Super Bowl Pool

by Kim

  • Posted on January 12, 2019

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  The 2019 Super Bowl Pool Begins, January 15th!  We’re excited to continue our annual FUNdraiser, the Work Play Love Super Bowl Pool, this year in 2019! This is a great opportunity to support our cause while having a great time enjoying the big game and winning in the process!



Violence in Central America’s Northern Triangle brings abandoned children to Guatemalan orphanages.

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When two young and abandoned brothers walked to the Hogar Miguel Magone Orphanage just outside Guatemala City all the way from Honduras, it only evidenced that migration from the Northern Triangle was at critical mass. With gangrene on their young feet, dehydrated and hungry, the boys knew the orphanage would help. They were cared for…



Common Health Issues In Guatemala

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From a health care system that faces many obstacles to health problems that stem primarily from poverty, there are many challenges for those who need medical care in Guatemala. Learn more about some of the most common health issues in Guatemala today and what you can do to help.



10 Guatemala Facts For Kids

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Guatemala is a country with plenty of opportunity for adventure. With ancient ruins, exotic cities, and more than 30 volcanoes, it’s no wonder that thousands of tourists visit the country each year. Although Guatemala, like any country, isn’t without its problems, it also has a lot to offer for its smallest tourists: the children. Explore…



Thank You To Our Recent Hogar Heroes!

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Here at Hogar Heroes, we are dedicated to providing much-needed assistance for orphans in Guatemala who truly need it. Funds are scarce for most of the population in Guatemala, and that’s true for the orphanages as well—many of which survive primarily on the donations of kind-hearted people like you. Fortunately, we’ve had a great response…



Living Conditions In Guatemala In 2018

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Guatemala is a country of great wealth, yet the majority of its people live in poverty. For that reason, the living conditions in Guatemala differ greatly. From a recent volcano eruption that took hundreds of lives to a populace where 80% live in poverty, Guatemala is a country with serious challenges. However, tourism is Guatemala’s…



Top Organizations That Help Children In Need

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Approximately one billion children live in poverty worldwide. This is alarming, but when you consider that 80 percent of the world lives in poverty, it begins to make sense. Children who live in poverty often struggle for the most basic of essentials, including food, shelter, clean clothing, and school supplies. Fortunately, hundreds of organizations exist…



The Most Beautiful Places In Guatemala

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Although Guatemala has been in the news most recently for a tragic eruption of one of its 34 volcanos, the country is known for tourist destinations that are unlike anywhere else. Those who love incredible sights and shopping experiences can explore lively cities that are centuries old and rich in culture. Adventurous visitors can explore…



How Many Orphans Are There In The World?

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For reasons spanning from unfortunate accidents to drug addiction, a certain percentage of parents become unable to care for their children. There are millions of orphans in the world. The majority are dependent on orphanages that survive on donations from the public. Learn more about how many orphans there are in the world and ways…



Top Problems In Guatemala Today & How You Can Help

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Guatemala has been in the international headlines recently due to the tragic eruption of Vulcan de Fuego, which killed hundreds and displaced thousands more. But before that disaster, Guatemala was already facing serious problems threatening its citizens, tourists, and children. With poverty and disorganization in government being among the top problems in Guatemala today, the…