Una Familia Sin Fronteras Foundation Program is Designed to Inform and Educate Spanish-Language Consumers
Houston, Texas – - July, 2014 – - Liberty Tax Service Una Familia Sin Fronteras Foundation is eager to announce their sponsorship for the Building Education Culture & Achievement (BECA) Concurso Señorita Independencia de Colombia pageant, that took place in Houston, Texas. This annual contest awards the winning participant a scholarship so that they can become professionals in their community and encourage other women to educate and empower themselves. “We were thrilled to be part of this event through our sponsoring, and to expand our relationship with the BECA organization,” said Martee Saldaña Pierson, Director of Diversity Programs for Liberty Tax Service and Executive Director of Liberty’s Una Familia Sin Fronteras Foundation. She added, “At UFSF Foundation, we believe that knowledge is power.”
The BECA organization is dedicated to enhancing Colombian students’ knowledge of their culture and heritage as well as furthering their education by awarding scholarships each year. BECA encourages these women to pay it forward, by becoming productive members of their community. “With the generous support of sponsors, like the Una Familia Sin Fronteras Foundation, we were able to continue our efforts in advancing our community, by providing these women with the proper tools to continue their education,” said Gladys Salgado, President of the BECA organization.
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About Una Familia Sin Fronteras® Foundation
Una Familia Sin Fronteras Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit established by Liberty Tax Service to serve the nation’s Hispanic community by providing FREE fiscal, financial, and life skills education. The Foundation creates partnerships with local and national community associations, non-profits, churches, school districts, governmental institutions, including the U.S. Dept. of Education and the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, and Hispanic Consulates across the U.S. to deliver educational seminars, scholarships and job training skills to Latinos nationwide. With over 400 partnerships, the Una Familia Sin Fronteras Foundation has reached hundreds-of-thousands of Hispanics with vital information that will make a positive impact in their lives. “Liberty Tax Service has long been dedicated to enriching the communities it serves through community service and educational projects. Una Familia Sin Fronteras extends that philosophy by bringing educational resources to Hispanics in the United States,” said John T. Hewitt, founder and CEO of Liberty Tax Service. To read more about the Foundation, please visit Una Familia Sin Fronteras Foundation.