Campaigns


Change a Life

For 40 years, the National Hispanic Institute has dedicated its work to changing lives. Over 90,000 youth from across the nation and different Latin American countries have participated in the NHI experience. Today, as many as 3,200 new youth a year make leadership part of their lives through participating in NHI...

  • $4,420 Raised
  • 5 Supporters
Mansion Restoration Project

Sitting on the hill at NHI is the beautiful Schawe Mansion. Built in 1903 by a German family, this 6,000 square foot structure is solid wood imported from Belgium and England. The intricate wood finish is hand-carved throughout the first floor, and nature did a beautiful job of aging swirling patterns with color variations...

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A call for help: Erika Guajardo's CWS Tuition

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 59 days ago
$0
Raised of $675

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Sara Salas- 2020 Great Debate

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 59 days ago
  • Ends tomorrow
$650
Raised of $650
  • 100% Raised
  • 5 Supporters
JUNTOS SI PODEMOS Nicolas Strom Rosas LDZ '20

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 56 days ago
$0
Raised of $945

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Ariella Pequeno- 2020 Lorenzo De Zavala

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 30 days ago
$0
Raised of $925

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Arely Carlos- Great Debate

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 17 days ago
  • Ends tomorrow
$505
Raised of $695
  • 73% Raised
  • 11 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 28 days ago
  • Expired
$25
Raised of $450
  • 6% Raised
  • 1 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 59 days ago
  • Expired
$0
Raised of $500
  • 0% Raised
  • 0 Supporter
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 80 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 80 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 101 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 106 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 146 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 162 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 162 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 163 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 164 days ago
  • Expired
$405
Raised of $405
  • 100% Raised
  • 3 Supporters
Alumni Choice Student Awards Trophies
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The Alumni Association annually honors 12 dynamic students during CelebraciĆ³n. Students are selected for outstanding participation, creativity, determination and overall leadership skills displayed during CelebraciĆ³n. This year the Alumni Association has commissioned Austin artist and NHI Alumna, Carina Boston to redesign...

  • Started 1226 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 1287 days ago
  • Expired
$201
Raised of $1,000
  • 20% Raised
  • 2 Supporters