Stories

A Different Kind of Winter

Winters for Azucela and her family of four used to mean spending money on tarps to keep the rain out. After receiving their Amor home, everything changed.

May 10, 2023

Four Seasons of Comfort

Carlos Martinez and his family received an Amor home last year. We recently spoke with him, and he shared with us difference a year has made.

May 10, 2023

Olivia’s Story

We recently had the opportunity to check in with Olivia and her family, a year after they received their new Amor home. Here’s what she shared with us.

May 10, 2023

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