History2018-10-08T11:31:18-07:00

A Brief History of Corazón

1972

Servite Students Travel to Mexico

Two High School students from Servite High School begin driving to Mexico to help families improve their homes. They meet two women who are helping in the same communities and decide to work together.
1978

Corazón Founded

Corazón is founded on April 18, 1978
1979

First House

First house is built by Corazón
1983

12 x 12 Strucutre

Official Corazón house is established as a 12 x 12 structure.
1993

Information Distributed

Tools stored in Mexico and information distributed about Corazón
1995

Enlarged Houses

Corazón begins using concrete slabs for foundations and Corazón houses enlarged to 16 x 20 houses.
1999

Incorporation

Efforts to get incorporated in Mexico.
2000

Social Development Programs

Social development programs being in Mexico.
2004

Familia Corazón

Corazón incorporated in Mexico with the name Familia Corazón
2010

Communidad Corazón

Non-profit name in Mexico, Corazón, changed to Communidad Corazón
2012

Scholarships

Scholarship program begins to take off and has 212 students.
2018

40th Anniversary

Corazón celebrates it's 40th Anniversary. Currently manages operations with 9 Staff Members, and interns annually.