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Family Profiles

At PADRES, our commitment to our mission is driven by a passion to create and maintain a beautiful smile on the face of our many children and families. After all, our children are the living testament to the slogan, ‘Where there is Life, there is always Hope!’ Please take a moment and enjoy the enclosed profiles in courage – children who inspire us to a life of unconditional human service by their amazing grace, strength of spirit and Hope in a much brighter tomorrow!



The Alvarez Family

For 12-year-old Manuel Alvarez, one of the “coolest things” he has done with his PADRES family is spend Christmas at the TELEMUNDO Channel 52 news station where he met the newscasters and had a behind-the-scenes look at the inner workings of a television station. READ MORE...


The Regalado Family

My name is Adalira Regalado. I have 4 children, Cindy, 13, Zuleika, 11, Karla, 8 and Jesus Adrian, 5, who was born December 26, 1998. In 2001, the ghost of cancer first appeared in our lives. READ MORE...



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