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Cardenas Markets Supporting 40 Charities During Lent

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Jessica Diaz, Cardenas Markets Foundation Coordinator presents a check to Operation Safe House Fund Development Director Julie Hale

This Lenten season, the Cardenas Markets Foundation has provided $20,000 to 40 local nonprofits that assist the homeless, provide refuge for abused women and neglected children and offer immigration aid services. 

“This Lenten season we remain steadfast in our commitment to supporting the communities where we  operate by giving back to those most in need,” said Adam Salgado, the foundation’s president.

The following organizations have received $500 each:  

Cardenas Markets Foundation
Jessica Diaz, Cardenas Markets Foundation Coordinator presents a check to Spanish Speaking Citizens’ Foundation Executive Director Christopher Martinez and other representatives.

Southern California  

  • SafeHouse 
  • Catholic Charities San Bernardino & Riverside Counties 
  • Moses House 
  • Pacific Lifeline 
  • Habitat for Humanity Riverside  
  • Volunteers Of America Greater Los Angeles Pomona Homeless Outreach 
  • Inspire Life Skills Training
  • Martha’s Village & Kitchen 
  • Dreams for Change – El Centro  
  • Impact Southern California 
  • Todec Legal Center Perris 
  • Centro Del Inmigrante
  • The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA)  
  • Inland Coalition for Immigrant Justice 
  • Hispanic Mission Foundation 
  • Via Immigration Advocacy Project 
  • Inland Empire Community Foundation (cielo Fund) 
  • San Bernardino Community Service Center
  • Riverside Legal Aid 
  • Voices For Immigrants Justice 

Northern California

  • Services & Immigrant Rights & Education Network (SIREN) 
  • Nuestra Casa De East Palo Alto 
  • Immigrant Legal Defense 
  • Canal Alliance 
  • Spanish Speaking Citizens Foundation 
  • Sunday Friends Foundation 
  • Family Emergency Shelter Coalition 
  • Wings Homeless Advocacy 
  • Midway Shelter of Alameda 
  • Ritter Center Home Health and Community

Las Vegas

  • Immigrant Home Foundation 
  • Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth 
  • Dream Big Nevada 
  • Nevada Homeless Alliance 
  • Las Vegas Rescue Mission 


  • Homeless Youth Connection 
  • Homeless Engagement Lift Partnership 
  • Friendly House 
  • Catholic Charities Community Services 
  • Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest   

About Cardenas Markets Foundation

The Cardenas Markets Foundation is a nonprofit noted for efforts that impact the lives of those in the areas served by Ontario, California-based Cardenas Markets. It supports organizations committed to advancing health, children’s well-being, hunger relief and education.

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