Be the change on #GivingTuesday!

Be the change on #GivingTuesday!

On this #GivingTuesday, we’re pleased to announced that the Luena Foundation was recently granted 501(c)(3) status!  That makes us an officially recognized public charity, and any donation you make is tax-deductible per U.S. IRS law. Since our inception, we have spent 100% of our resources on programs that help people […]

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Sponsor a Child in Argentina With OGA

Sponsor a Child in Argentina With OGA

The Luena Foundation is proud to announce an alliance with OGA (Old Grads Michael Ham), an Argentinean non-profit that has been working with underprivileged children in the outskirts of Buenos Aires (Villa Martelli) since 1935. Through three separate programs, OGA provides educational, psychological and emotional support to more than 175 […]

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The Luena Foundation Announces Strategic Partnership with Fundación Pilares

The Luena Foundation Announces Strategic Partnership with Fundación Pilares

The Luena Foundation is proud to announce its partnership with Fundación Pilares, a registered Argentinean non-profit that was founded in 2008 with the objective of working together with families that live in the villas, or shantytowns, surrounding the city of Buenos Aires to promote their integral development. It’s 10 a.m. on […]

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Rodrigo’s Alegría

Rodrigo’s Alegría

Meet Rodrigo, an extraordinary young man from rural Bolivia who just got the opportunity of a lifetime.  The Luena Foundation offered him a sponsorship and will continue to stand by him on his journey to greatness. Twenty-two years ago, a baby boy was born on a small farm in the […]

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The Luena Foundation Announces Strategic Partnership with Minga Valpo

The Luena Foundation Announces Strategic Partnership with Minga Valpo

The Luena Foundation is proud to announce its partnership with Minga Valpo, a registered Chilean non-profit that addresses the poverty and psycho-social risk factors affecting children in the marginalized neighborhoods in the city of Valparaíso.  August, 2019 VALPARAÍSO, CHILE – Perched on a ridge high on the Cerro Merced, Minga […]

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Interview with Radio Berlín, Buenos Aires, Argentina: June 2019

Interview with Radio Berlín, Buenos Aires, Argentina: June 2019

Click to hear the interview (IN SPANISH) In this interview with Ana Paula Vitelli of Radio Berlín, Ryan and Emily, the founders of the Luena Foundation, describe the mission and mindset of their foundation, and how their life choices have impacted them as a family traveling with young children.  They […]

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“The Nights Are So Cold”

“The Nights Are So Cold”

An hour and a half from from the frenetic march of downtown Buenos Aires’ emblematic boulevards, beyond the gritty sprawl of the surrounding villas in the Conurbano, past wintering fields of grazing cattle; a little muddy path turns off the provincial route 210 and leads to where our friend Cinthia […]

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The Luena Foundation and UKSD Get the Ball Rolling

The Luena Foundation and UKSD Get the Ball Rolling

The Luena Foundation is extremely excited to announce our partnership with United Kidz Soccer Development (UKSD)!   UKSD is an amazing organization working around the globe to improve the lives of children and youth through soccer development and community outreach programs. UKSD currently has programs established throughout the United States, […]

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