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Nick Portales

Nick Portales began volunteering in El Sol’s kitchen in October 2009. He needed community service hours for his high school and was under 17, so his dad worked alongside in the kitchen. Since that day,  Nick has barely missed a Saturday morning volunteering at El Sol.  After completing his community service requirements, Nick found he Read the entire post>>

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Javier Pelico-Chaj

Commitment to volunteering and learning English have earned Javier Pelico-Chaj’s honors as the featured El Sol worker for February/March.  A native of Guatemala City, Javier 19, came to the United States three years ago to work to help support his parents and five siblings who remain in Guatemala.  “He is a really good worker and Read the entire post>>

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Georgette Gill

Georgette Gill joined El Sol in March 2011. Initially she helped Jocelyn and Dora with various administrative tasks.  They quickly saw Georgette’s potential and invited her to take responsibility for responding to El Sol’s donations of money and goods. To do this, Georgette needed to figure out how to navigate El Sol’s complicated fundraising computer Read the entire post>>

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This week is Americorps Week ! The Americorps VISTA staff (Katie Carpenter, Royce Emley, and Gilian M’maitsi) at El Sol will be going all out to expand our contacts and get the message out about what El Sol gives back to the community. Please consider bringing someone you know to El Sol for a tour Read the entire post>>

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