Stories

Meet Wicho

Wicho was a member of the Tortugas’ first tackle football team. After dropping out of school with no direction for over a year, he learned about the new high school we were launching – and soon his life would be forever changed.

September 20, 2022

Why the Amor Trip?

Tony Giammarinaro went on his first Amor Trip over 12 years ago. He shared with us what keeps him coming back year after year, and the experiences with Amor that have impacted his life.

June 22, 2022

New Beginnings

The high delinquency in Jalisco made it difficult for Carina’s family to make any advances. After making the difficult decision to leave everything behind in their hometown, Carina and her family put down new roots in Tijuana.

June 22, 2022

Refuge from the storm

There wasn’t enough space for Ramon’s family of 7 to all sleep in the same place, an abandoned room made of clay, so he and his wife slept in a cave underneath it. They had no other option, until they received their new home from Amor.

January 25, 2022

Susana’s Story

The only thing that separated Susana’s children from human trafficking was a blanket. When she was about to give up, hope knocked at her door.

January 21, 2022

“Never, never stop building homes.”

These were the words spoken to us as Amor founder Scott Congdon was introduced to Maria through this photo, years ago. This is her story, one that we will never forget.

January 20, 2022

Meet the Mendiola Solovio Family

Adelaida saved for years, hoping to be able to one day buy a home. She shares how their new Amor house will allow her to start a new life with her daughters.

January 20, 2022

Meet the Jimenez Rubio Family

It was difficult for their old house to accommodate this 7-person family. With a new house from Amor, their children share how this gift is impacting their family’s life.

January 20, 2022

Meet the Chavez Bojorquez Family

After her accident, Maria had a difficult time getting in and out of her old home, a trailer lifted off the ground. Thank you to Boulder Valley Christian Church for making a new home possible for Maria.

January 20, 2022

Meet the Carrillo Murrieta Family

Julio and Dulce share about the impact of receiving a new home. Thank you to Calvary Chapel, Tucson for making this possible for the Carrillo Murrieta family!

January 20, 2022