Maria Lida Foundation News

We Launched a New Tourism Website!

We Launched a New Tourism Website!
Maria Lida Foundation Launches New Website to Encourage Travelers to Say "Yes" to Alausí, Ecuador We are thrilled to announce our launch of a new w...

2019 Third and Fourth Quarter Newsletter

2019 Third and Fourth Quarter Newsletter
Dear Family, Friends, and Supporters: I hope you all are enjoying the Holiday Season. As always, I am excited to report the Maria Lida Foundation’s...

2019 2nd Quarter Newsletter

2019 2nd Quarter Newsletter
Dear Family, Friends, and Supporters: The Maria Lida Foundation has accomplished important milestones since my last newsletter that I am happy to s...

2019 1st Quarter Newsletter

2019 1st Quarter Newsletter
Dear Family, Friends, and Supporters: Hello from Detroit! I am back in Michigan for a short period of time and have news to report to you. Much has...

September/October 2018 Newsletter

September/October 2018 Newsletter
Dear Family, Friends, and Supporters: Hello from Alausí! I am back in Ecuador for a few months to continue working on our mission to create econom...

August 2018 Newsletter

August 2018 Newsletter
Dear Family, Friends, and Supporters: Hello from Michigan! I am back in the States for a few weeks to attend a family friend’s wedding and fund rai...

Special Fundraiser Thanks

Special Fundraiser Thanks
I want to specifically thank the following people who helped make the Fundraiser a huge success: My Parents and Sisters for helping with all event ...

July 2018 Newsletter

July 2018 Newsletter
Dear Family, Friends, and Supporters: Hello from Alausí, Ecuador! I hope you all are enjoying the summer season with family and friends. July was a...

June 2018 Newsletter

June 2018 Newsletter
I’m very excited to share that a lot has happened over the last month since the last newsletter was sent! By early May, I recruited an 11-person Board of Directors for the Maria Lida Foundation.

The Start of the Maria Lida Foundation

The Start of the Maria Lida Foundation
I am forming a nonprofit organization which will be called the Maria Lida Foundation. I chose to use this name to honor Maria Lida Toledo Benalcazar de O’Neill, my beloved grandmother.

Welcome to Our New Website and Foundation Newsletters

Welcome to Our New Website and Foundation Newsletters
I want to welcome all of you to our new website for the Maria Lida Foundation! I will be keeping everyone up to date with Maria Lida Foundation Ne...