Corazon De Vida Foundation

Rating: 4.97 stars   78 reviews

Address:

14252 Culver Drive, A800 Irvine CA 92604 USA

Mission:

To improve the lives and living conditions of orphaned and abandoned children. To help provide hope and opportunity for accomplishment.

Target demographics:

Financial support for children living in orphanages in Baja, Mexico. Volunteer opportunities for teens and adults in the US.

Direct beneficiaries per year:

over 700 children

2015 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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949-476-1144x7
www.corazondevida.org

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Reviews for Corazon De Vida Foundation

Rating: 5 stars  

Corazon de Vida has been instrumental in developing a hearing healthcare program for the orphanages in Baja, Mexico. I have gone on two trips to help with this endeavor, and George (from CDV) has been extremely helpful both times...coordinating which orphanages to visit, translating for us, driving us from one place to another, making sure proper follow-up care is happening...he does his best to help with it all!! I appreciate the infrastructure this organization provides so that we can check hearing and provide help if/when needed. Since so many of the logistics and details are already worked out, we can have that much more of an impact on the lives of these children!

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

I was fortunate enough to go on a trip to the orphanages in Baja to provide hearing healthcare to the kids. It was an amazing experience and it is truly incredible to see the support that Corazon De Vida provides to give these children the best lives possible. So much joy from the kiddos and staff!

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

A wonderful organization that works to transform lives! I am so lucky to have been able to travel to several of the orphanages, and was impressed by all! Thank you to George who helped to facilitate and awesome experience!

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

My last trip to HACIENDA ORPHANAGE in Tijuana was such a joyful experience! The children ran to our bus and the smiles on their faces were warming to my heart. Many people I have spoken to about my trip had the perception that it would be heart breaking for them because of the poverty, uncleanliness and poor living environments. HOW VERY WRONG THEY WERE WITH THAT PERCEPTION! I have worked as a developmental specialist for the Regional Centers in California with children for over 20 years and have been to a variety of socio-economical environments and homes. The standard of living in these orphanages BY FAR are full of love and care. You can tell by the smiles and behavior of the children. These children are so fortunate to have the support of all the volunteers and donors from Corazon de Vida. I am committed to returning each month to offer my support and love.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

This organization is doing such a tremendous amount for these great and very deserving kids! I've attended two trips, each to a different orphanage that this important foundation helps. The caregivers are tireless and the kids are joyful and excelling academically. Definitely attend and donate, but if you are unable to attend--spread the word and help! We can all help and aid the future of these kids...they need us.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Corazon De Vida is a true, genuine non-profit organization making a difference in hundreds of kids lives. They are fulling their mission in more ways then one by providing supplies, foods, needs and just showing up to spend time with the kids and comfort them with love. I am so grateful to have found this organization and travel with them to different orphanages. A true pleasure it has been and will remain as I continue to go on trips.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

A true non-profit sincerely fulfilling their mission! Their actions are far reaching, showing hundreds of children they are loved and improving their lives and future. Right before your eyes you can see the same children "paying it forward" with love to the new and younger children that enter the orphanages. Beautiful experience!

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Making a difference directly where it matters!! Feeding the mouths, hearts & minds of so many children! Awesome

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Amazing foundation full of love! Just incredible!!

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

I spent hours researching local volunteer opportunities, before I honed in on Corazon de Vida. I registered online to join an orphanage trip, not really knowing what to expect, though I read rave reviews of the organization and the trips as a whole.

I expected the trip to be worthwhile, eye opening, and a great experience, but I didn’t expect it to be lifechanging. This organization and the work they do profoundly opened my eyes.

Corazon de Vida is run efficiently, with the children's best interests being of the utmost importance. It is wonderful knowing the children aren't merely provided for until they become adults, but they are supported and encouraged to seek higher education and given the tools to break the cycle.

Corazon de Vida is truly an endearing cause worth supporting.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

This organization runs lean and really focuses on its mission of helping children. The coordinators really make the volunteers feel appreciated, and you can see first hand how the money you donate is used to benefit orphans. It's been a wonderful life-changing experience for me to be involve with Corazon de Vida and I feel I have make strong impact helping the children.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Likely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2015

 
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