Campaigns


Change a Life

For 40 years,...

  • $51,610 Raised
  • 103 Supporters
Loma Linda Event Center at NHI

Since 1985, NHI's beautiful Victorian-style home has sat on a Maxwell hilltop overlooking the distant city of San Marcos and the beauty of the Texas sunsets. Primarily used to operate NHI's mission, the mansion, buildings and grounds have also served as a retreat destination for writers, fraternities, concerts, and...

  • Started 175 days ago
$1,000
Raised of $25,000
  • 4% Raised
  • 1 Supporter
NHI State of Mind
(This campaign is no longer active)

"Friends, family, students, educators, and partners, the world is changing rapidly and constantly before us, more so than it already did before COVID-19, forcing everyone to react and adjust. The National Hispanic Institute is no exception. We realize that the cancellations of our 2020 in-person programs have already changed...

  • Started 69 days ago
  • Expired
$100
Raised of $3,000
  • 3% Raised
  • 1 Supporter
2020 Great Debate - Julianna Steach
(This campaign is no longer active)

I have been accepted into this summer's National Hispanic Institute ninth grade leadership program, The Great Debate. The National Hispanic Institute creates many opportunities for students planning to attend college and helps students grow into community leaders. Through this program specifically, I will gain many basic...

  • Started 122 days ago
  • Expired
$675
Raised of $675
  • 100% Raised
  • 1 Supporter
2020 LDZ - Crystal Santibañez
(This campaign is no longer active)

I was given the opportunity to attend a summer program called Texas Lorenzo de Zavala Youth Legislative Session taking place at St. Mary's University in San Antonio, Texas. During this program, I will enhance my leadership skills. After the program, I will be able to give back to my community. I hope to expand leadership in the...

  • Started 128 days ago
  • Expired
$0
Raised of $775
  • 0% Raised
  • 0 Supporter
2020 Texas CWS - Gabriela Perales
(This campaign is no longer active)

The money is needed to help pay off for the Collegiate World Series for the National Hispanic Institute. This money will help me get one step further into my leadership experience. This summer I plan on doing many activities and it has been quite hard to juggle tuition finances. I am truly grateful for the assistance that I am...

  • Started 135 days ago
  • Expired
$0
Raised of $715
  • 0% Raised
  • 0 Supporter
2020 CWS - Liliana Danford
(This campaign is no longer active)

This would be my third year participating in a National Hispanic Institute leadership program. I am asking for donations towards my tuition for the 2020 Collegiate World Series. In addition to continuing to build on the leadership skills I've gained so far, this program will focus on helping me with the next phase of my life -...

  • Started 136 days ago
  • Expired
$0
Raised of $500
  • 0% Raised
  • 0 Supporter
2020 LDZ - Kiara Cruz Franceschi
(This campaign is no longer active)

"Saludos. ¡Gracias por visitar mi página de NHI! Esta servidora ha sido aceptada para participar de la SesiónLegislativa Juvenil Lorenzo de Zavala (LZD) del programa del National Hispanic Institute (NHI). Este programa es uno que brinda a los jóvenes latinos capacitación en el desarrollo...

  • Started 140 days ago
  • Expired
$0
Raised of $925
  • 0% Raised
  • 0 Supporter
José Luis Palacios Vega - California LDZ
(This campaign is no longer active)

"Asistiré al programa Lorenzo de Zavala este verano en la ciudad de San Diego, California. National Hispanic Institute el año pasado me dio la oportunidad de asistir al primer programa fuera de los Estados Unidos, Great Debate Queretaro México donde fui galardonado con el premio de all state en la categoría de...

  • Started 143 days ago
  • Expired
$475
Raised of $800
  • 59% Raised
  • 8 Supporters
East Coast LDZ - Sebastian Jimenez
(This campaign is no longer active)

My goal is to raise $925.00 USD. The funds received will be used towards tuition for attending NHI's LDZ program, "Lorenzo de Zavala Youth Legislative Session (LDZ) experience designed for future community leaders. https://www.nationalhispanicinstitute.org/ldz/. After attending the first year's program of NHI, The Great...

  • Started 143 days ago
  • Expired
$0
Raised of $925
  • 0% Raised
  • 0 Supporter
2020 LDZ - Diana Granados Guardiola
(This campaign is no longer active)

This money will help me pay the program and have the opportunity to grow as person and to push myself to the limits developing my knowledge and abilities to communicate and impact my community

  • Started 147 days ago
  • Expired
$551
Raised of $850
  • 65% Raised
  • 7 Supporters
Amelia Del Angel- 2020 LDZ
(This campaign is no longer active)

The Lorenzo De Zavala Youth Legislative Session (LDZ) is an 8-day college residential youth leadership program for high school 10th grade students. Structured as a mock legislative program, students gain insight into key concepts such as leadership, governance, vision building, and community development. For information on NHI...

  • Started 157 days ago
  • Expired
$220
Raised of $600
  • 37% Raised
  • 4 Supporters
Amelia's LDZ
(This campaign is no longer active)

The Lorenzo De Zavala Youth Legislative Session (LDZ) is an 8-day college residential youth leadership program for high school 10th grade students. Structured as a mock legislative program, students gain insight into key concepts such as leadership, governance, vision building, and community development. For information on NHI...

  • Started 158 days ago
  • Expired
$0
Raised of $600
  • 0% Raised
  • 0 Supporter
2020 LDZ - Isabel Aldrete-McIntosh
(This campaign is no longer active)

The National Hispanic Institute is easily the program that has made me the person I am today. Once a timid and shy person, who was nervous to present or speak in front of a small crowd, the National Hispanic Institute fosters an environment for me to embrace my heritage and culture and equips me with the leadership, public...

  • Started 159 days ago
  • Expired
$200
Raised of $360
  • 56% Raised
  • 5 Supporters
Participación de Rodrigo en el programa NHI
(This campaign is no longer active)

Necesitamos del apoyo para completar los gastos del viaje e inscripción al programa para Rodrigo Roman.

  • Started 160 days ago
  • Expired
$0
Raised of $945
  • 0% Raised
  • 0 Supporter
Great Debate of 2020 for Gabriella.
(This campaign is no longer active)

Hey family and friends!!! This summer I will be attending the NHI (National Hispanic Institution). This is a institution that helps hispanic teens develop social skills and introduce us to collages and real world experiences. I will be attending the Great Debate, this is for the freshman’s in the program, and this will help...

  • Started 162 days ago
  • Expired
$0
Raised of $400
  • 0% Raised
  • 0 Supporter
Saúl Aguirre Trousselle - LDZ California 2020
(This campaign is no longer active)

En base a mi desempeño académico, el cual es de 90.1, mi responsabilidad social, mi forma comprometida, responsable, perseverante y optimista de realizar mis acciones día con día y mis cualidades como líder, la institución NHI me invitó a su programa LDZ con sede en San Diego,...

  • Started 166 days ago
  • Expired
$510
Raised of $795
  • 64% Raised
  • 9 Supporters
California LDZ- Ana Claudia Vallarta Marcos
(This campaign is no longer active)

ASISTIR AL PROGRAMA LDZ EN SAN DIEGO CALIFORNIA EN VERANO 2020 PARA SEGUIR MI CRECIMIENTO DENTRO DE NHI Y PERSONALMENTE. CON EL PATROCINIO CONSEGUIDO SERÁ POSIBLE LLEGAR JUNTO CON MI ESFUERZO Y TRABAJOS PARA EL TRASLADO A LDZ Y CON ELLO CONTINUAR MI CRECIMIENTO DENTRO DE UNA COMUNIDAD QUE COMO YO BUSCA CRECER Y SERVIR CON...

  • Started 171 days ago
  • Expired
$865
Raised of $775
  • 112% Raised
  • 9 Supporters
Texas Great Debate- Tara Culvey-Gunter
(This campaign is no longer active)

I have numerous extra-curricular activities all of which will help me with my college applications. Many of these cost money so it is necessary for me to raise the funds in order to participate in The Great Debate. I want to ensure my spot in this great opportunity that I have qualified for so any help given would be greatly...

  • Started 171 days ago
  • Expired
$0
Raised of $525
  • 0% Raised
  • 0 Supporter
Sofia Gonzales Great Debate 2020
(This campaign is no longer active)

I am collecting funds for my NHI Tuition Great Debate 2020

  • Started 184 days ago
  • Expired
$0
Raised of $695
  • 0% Raised
  • 0 Supporter
Bélla Marez- NHI 2020 LDZ
(This campaign is no longer active)

I ask for your support to invest in this leadership development program I am attending for Latino youth. The LDZ provides training on governance, communication, leadership, networking and management skills.   Please consider making a financial contribution to support my personal and professional growth as a leader in...

  • Started 191 days ago
  • Expired
$25
Raised of $775
  • 3% Raised
  • 1 Supporter
Gabriel Galvez- Texas Ambassador GD
(This campaign is no longer active)

Hi everyone, I am trying to raise money to attend the National Hispanic Institute's Texas Ambassador Great Debate Program. It is a competitive program that develops communication, argumentation, networking and persuasive writing skills among Hispanic youth. Students learn how to communicate effectively, think and analyze on...

  • Started 195 days ago
  • Expired
$90
Raised of $675
  • 13% Raised
  • 2 Supporters
Ethan Vergara- CWS 2020
(This campaign is no longer active)

CWS, the last program in the NHI organization, will aid me in realizing and thriving during my time in college, the program will aid me to be prepared for the application process, lifestyle, expose me to schools and help me realize what I plan to do with my life. Ultimately this is an aid to my future, both near and distant, in...

  • Started 195 days ago
  • Expired
$30
Raised of $735
  • 4% Raised
  • 2 Supporters
Bella Perez- 2020 Colorado LDZ
(This campaign is no longer active)

My parents and I believe that the program is an investment in my future as an attorney. In the freshmen program, I learned about my heritage which was eye opening for me since I was unaware of many aspects of my culture. I normally compete on the volleyball court; therefore, I was a bit uncomfortable to compete with words...

  • Started 213 days ago
  • Expired
$0
Raised of $975
  • 0% Raised
  • 0 Supporter
Mariana Silva- 2020 LDZ
(This campaign is no longer active)

The mission of NHI is to foster future community leaders in latino communities. If I am able to raise the funds to pay for my NHI tuition, I will have the opportunity to be a part of an organization that can provide me with leadership opportunities and experiences that I can use to give back to my community in the future....

  • Started 213 days ago
  • Expired
$0
Raised of $945
  • 0% Raised
  • 0 Supporter
Tristan Hernandez- 2020 LDZ
(This campaign is no longer active)

I am trying to fundraise for National Hispanic Institute Program for the summer of 2020. It will help me with my leadership skills and communication skills to become a better student, citizen and employee for later in my life.

  • Started 213 days ago
  • Expired
$920
Raised of $755
  • 122% Raised
  • 4 Supporters
Fátima's Program Tuition for the 2020 CWS
(This campaign is no longer active)

Since the summer to my sophomore year, I have taken part in the National Hispanic Institute's summer program. Through these programs I have learned so much and met some of my best friends that live all across continent. I've learned how articulate my ideas, advocate for myself, and never give up. This year, Lake County...

  • Started 213 days ago
  • Expired
$100
Raised of $245
  • 41% Raised
  • 4 Supporters
My Future Investment with LDZ- Roger Flores
(This campaign is no longer active)

I will be attending the National Hispanic Institute, Lorenzo De Zavala Youth Legislative Session program. LDZ is an intense leadership program in which fellow students debate and create legislative proposals. The LDZ program provides young leaders education on governance and the legislative process as well as skills in...

  • Started 223 days ago
  • Expired
$0
Raised of $925
  • 0% Raised
  • 0 Supporter
Isabel's NHI Fund: The LDZ Experience
(This campaign is no longer active)

Hello, my name is Isabel Aldrete and I am a sophomore in high school. I have participated in The National Hispanic Institute for one year and attended the Great Program, an event that taught me how to speak for myself, gave me confidence, and taught me how to advocate in an intelligent manner. This is why attending the second...

  • Started 227 days ago
  • Expired
$0
Raised of $600
  • 0% Raised
  • 0 Supporter
Valentina Hernandez- NHI LDZ
(This campaign is no longer active)

Hello, My name is Valentina Hernandez, I am currently a sophomore in high school. This upcoming summer I am planning on attending the California LDZ. I would really appreciate it if you could please help me fundraise money for my LDZ.   Ever since I was introduced to National Hispanic Institute I have been very...

  • Started 227 days ago
  • Expired
$0
Raised of $945
  • 0% Raised
  • 0 Supporter
Isabel's NHI Fund: The LDZ Experience
(This campaign is no longer active)

Hello, my name is Isabel Aldrete and I am a sophomore in high school. I have participated in The National Hispanic Institute for one year and attended the Great Program, an event that taught me how to speak for myself, gave me confidence, and taught me how to advocate in an intelligent manner. This is why attending the second...

  • Started 227 days ago
  • Expired
$200
Raised of $600
  • 33% Raised
  • 3 Supporters
Anna Luiza Serrano- NHI LDZ Campaign
(This campaign is no longer active)

My family just recently moved, and I want to be able to pay for at least half of the tuition to lessen the load for them. I have some money saved up, but it is not nearly enough. I have picked up a job, and am trying my best to balance school, clubs, and work. NHI is extremely important to me, and I intend to continue to be...

  • Started 238 days ago
  • Expired
$0
Raised of $300
  • 0% Raised
  • 0 Supporter
2020 LDZ- Rochester, NY- Elijah Vargas
(This campaign is no longer active)

After my wonderful experience with the Great Debate program last year, I am looking to participating in all the programs offered through the National Hispanic Institute during my High School career.

  • Started 241 days ago
  • Expired
$675
Raised of $925
  • 73% Raised
  • 18 Supporters
Anthony Medina- Collegiate World Series
(This campaign is no longer active)

I have been a member of the National Hispanic Institute since my freshman year in HS. As a freshman, I trained for and attended the The Great Debate at Austin College in Sherman, Texas which helped me become a more effective communicator. As a sophomore, I attended the Lorenzo de Zavala Legislative Session at St Mary's...

  • Started 245 days ago
  • Expired
$0
Raised of $610
  • 0% Raised
  • 0 Supporter
Isabella Rodriguez- 2020 LDZ
(This campaign is no longer active)

My name is Bella Rodriguez and I am a member of the National Hispanic Institute. I am also what is called a "legacy" participant. My mom and dad both attended LDZ many years ago when they were my age. My parents are also the Educational Directors for some of the NHI Programs. As a result of their involvement, I have...

  • Started 245 days ago
  • Expired
$0
Raised of $895
  • 0% Raised
  • 0 Supporter
Arely Carlos- Great Debate
(This campaign is no longer active)

I am excited that during Summer 2020, I will be attending The Great Debate hosted by NHI (National Hispanic Institute). In this experience I expect to advance my communication, express my ideas among my peers, increase my self-confidence in public speaking, increase my capacities to think critically and analytically in both...

  • Started 262 days ago
  • Expired
$530
Raised of $695
  • 76% Raised
  • 12 Supporters
Cristal Moreno- Celebracion 2019
(This campaign is no longer active)

Through NHI I have learned a lot of new lessons that have developed me into the person I am today. At my LDZ program I learned how to navigate systems, manage my time and put my ideas into thoughts that could potentially win a whole delegation. I learned all this throughout an 8 day experience at St. Francis University where I...

  • Started 273 days ago
  • Expired
$25
Raised of $450
  • 6% Raised
  • 1 Supporter
Ariella Pequeno- 2020 Lorenzo De Zavala
(This campaign is no longer active)

My name is Ariella Pequeno and I'm from the Rio Grande Valley in South Texas. Last summer, I attended the Northeast Great Debate at Cabrini University. I really enjoyed and benefited from attending the program. This program enabled me to learn my full potential and become better prepared for my future as a leader in my...

  • Started 275 days ago
  • Expired
$0
Raised of $925
  • 0% Raised
  • 0 Supporter
Leadership in the life of every child.
(This campaign is no longer active)

The National Hispanic Institute is celebrating its 40-year anniversary! NHI has reached over 100,000 Latinx youth since 1979. NHI maintains one of the best values in the nation for leadership training in a  college immersion experience. Your donation keeps tuition accesible for deserving youth. This is our opportunity...

  • Started 276 days ago
  • Expired
$560
Raised of $40,000
  • 1% Raised
  • 7 Supporters
JUNTOS SI PODEMOS Nicolas Strom Rosas LDZ '20
(This campaign is no longer active)

Last year as a freshman, I attended the Great Debate and I realized all the potential that is within me. I want to continue growing my leadership skills by attending the LDZ 2020 in Rochester, NY. Being from the RGV, I would appreciate any assistance to help cover program costs. Please know that any and all assistance will...

  • Started 301 days ago
  • Expired
$0
Raised of $945
  • 0% Raised
  • 0 Supporter
A call for help: Erika Guajardo's CWS Tuition
(This campaign is no longer active)

In the summer of 2019, unfortunately, my house was affected in the Rio Grande Valley floods. My family and I have no flood insurance and currently my dad's income is going towards rebuilding our house. We are currently staying in my brother's house. Through the CWS, I hope to be given the opportunity to embrace my...

  • Started 304 days ago
  • Expired
$0
Raised of $675
  • 0% Raised
  • 0 Supporter
Ana Marie Cordova's Celebracion '19/ CWS '20
(This campaign is no longer active)

Beginning with my first program, the Great Debate, my love and passion for NHI has deepened. I would really like to continue my NHI experience by attending Celebracion in the fall of 2019 and the Collegiate World Series in the summer of 2020. My mom, as a single parent, tries to provide the best for me, but in order to do so...

  • Started 304 days ago
  • Expired
$0
Raised of $500
  • 0% Raised
  • 0 Supporter
Sara Salas- 2020 Great Debate
(This campaign is no longer active)

I am contacting you to ask for your support in investing in tomorrow’s leaders by sponsoring a portion of my student fees for the 2020 Great Debate, a competitive training program that develops communication, argumentation, networking, and persuasive writing skills among Latino youth. I am responsible for the $675 tuition...

  • Started 304 days ago
  • Expired
$650
Raised of $650
  • 100% Raised
  • 5 Supporters
Celebracion 2019- Cebastian Marquez
(This campaign is no longer active)

Cebastian will attend Celebración, an annual showcase event that kicks-off the new year as we close out 2019 and begin looking towards the summer of 2020. Established in 2003, as the "NHI Expo" in Corpus Christi, Celebración has grown to become the National Hispanic Institute's (NHI) largest event...

  • Started 325 days ago
  • Expired
$175
Raised of $350
  • 50% Raised
  • 2 Supporters
Celebracion 2019- Dacia Marquez
(This campaign is no longer active)

Dacia will attend Celebración, an annual showcase event that kicks-off the new year as we close out 2019 and begin looking towards the summer of 2020. Established in 2003, as the "NHI Expo" in Corpus Christi, Celebración has grown to become the National Hispanic Institute's (NHI) largest event for...

  • Started 325 days ago
  • Expired
$275
Raised of $350
  • 79% Raised
  • 2 Supporters
Julian Reyna- 2019 Celebracion Conference
(This campaign is no longer active)

I am fundraising for a round trip from Chicago to San Antonio for both my chaperone and myself. The money will also be used to partially pay for my tuition to attend the Celebracion conference. There is a link below with more information: https://sites.google.com/a/nhimail.com/cele2018/home It would be a great honor to...

  • Started 346 days ago
  • Expired
$900
Raised of $800
  • 113% Raised
  • 20 Supporters
Avarie Avila-Dickson- NHI LDZ Campaign
(This campaign is no longer active)

I will be attending the Natiional Hispanic Institue Texas Lorenzo De Zavala Youth Legislative Session. LDZ an intensive leadership program in which fellow students debate and create legislative proposals, some of which have become state policy. The LDZ program provides young leaders education on government and the legislative...

  • Started 351 days ago
  • Expired
$0
Raised of $753
  • 0% Raised
  • 0 Supporter
NHI Laredo Transportation Expenses for 2019
(This campaign is no longer active)

This money is needed to pay for a charter bus that will transport NHI at Laredo to and from Laredo and Austin for the 2019 Texas Ambassador Great Debate that will be taking place at the University of Texas.

  • Started 391 days ago
  • Expired
$600
Raised of $3,000
  • 20% Raised
  • 15 Supporters
NHI Great Debate- Dacia Marquez
(This campaign is no longer active)

Funds will be utilized to satisfy the remaining balance owed to attend NHI in Texas. The Texas Star Great Debate focuses on students from southern Texas and parts of Northern Mexico. Nominees who gain admission will be integrated into the organization’s general candidate outreach program. Goals of Texas Star Great Debate:...

  • Started 407 days ago
  • Expired
$610
Raised of $535
  • 114% Raised
  • 6 Supporters
LDZ and NHI- Cebastian Anthony Marquez
(This campaign is no longer active)

2019 Lorenzo de Zavala Youth Legislative Session (LDZ), an eight-day developmental training program on governance, communication, leadership, networking, and management skills among Latino youth. Cebastian is responsible for completing the US$895 tuition. Annually, students marshal their tuition with contributions from their...

  • Started 407 days ago
  • Expired
$485
Raised of $450
  • 108% Raised
  • 5 Supporters
NHI LDZ- Cristal Moreno
(This campaign is no longer active)

The money will be used to pay for a portion of the program for Cristal Moreno. She needs the money to pay for the rest of her tuition which is needed in order to attend the Lorenzo de Zavala program. This will be a continuation to the Great Debate program she attended last summer in which she won second place in the oratory...

  • Started 408 days ago
  • Expired
$75
Raised of $500
  • 15% Raised
  • 3 Supporters
LDZ Summer Program- Maria Santibanez
(This campaign is no longer active)

The money is needed because my family doesn’t have too much to spend on a trip for me. This money will be used to pay off my tuition for the LDZ Summer Program this year. LDZ is an 8 day leadership program that focuses on certain skills such as speaking. More information can be found in...

  • Started 409 days ago
  • Expired
$405
Raised of $405
  • 100% Raised
  • 3 Supporters
Alumni Choice Student Awards Trophies
(This campaign is no longer active)

The Alumni Association annually honors 12 dynamic students during Celebración. Students are selected for outstanding participation, creativity, determination and overall leadership skills displayed during Celebración. This year the Alumni Association has commissioned Austin artist and NHI Alumna, Carina Boston to redesign...

  • Started 1471 days ago
  • Expired
$0
Raised of $750
  • 0% Raised
  • 0 Supporter
Parent Fund
(This campaign is no longer active)

As a parent of an NHI alumnus, we would like to invite you to participate in our Parent Fund Project. This fund is intended to encourage parents to continue investing in our future leaders. Donate in honor of a son or daughter, or all of your children who attended our programs. Whether you invest $25, $100, $200 or more, every...

  • Started 1532 days ago
  • Expired
$201
Raised of $1,000
  • 20% Raised
  • 2 Supporters