Food For The Poor’s Angels of Hope program provides orphaned and abandoned children with loving homes and sponsorship. Each year, the children compete in a drawing contest to win a certificate and $500 toward their personal needs.
Congratulations to Pablo, above right, and Mirna, above center, in blue, winners of the 2012 Angels of Hope drawing contest! More than 400 Food For The Poor supporters and employees voted for their favorite drawing, awarding each child with $500 to be used toward their personal needs.
Learn more about our winners:
Senior Category Theme (ages 13-17): “My country”
Winner: Pablo Salvador Ramirez, 17
Home: Hogar Divina Providencia, El Salvador
Bio:Pablo came to the Hogar Divina home after his parents abandoned him. His favorite activities include acting, drawing, and painting, while his favorite subjects are math and English. Pablo is a very studious and cheerful boy who hopes to become a police officer someday.
Junior Category Theme (under 13): “Friendship”
Winner: Mirna Bersabeeth Carranza, 12
Home: Hogar Natalia de Siman, El Salvador
Bio: Mirna’s parents were so poor that they could not provide for her. Today, in the loving care of Hogar Natalia de Siman, Mirna is an active girl who loves to dance. Mirna loves her new home and cherishes the love and attention she receives from her caregivers.
For more information about Food For The Poor’s Angels of Hope sponsorship program, please visit www.foodforthepoor.org/help/angelshope