Ana Patricia Gámez: 'Despierta América' Co-Host Helps To Finance A Orphanage In Mexico [VIDEO]

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Ana Patricia Gamez partnered with Remitly and managed to raise together over $ 8,000US. With the money collected, 30 mattresses, 10 bedspreads, 30 sets of bedding, 4 air conditioning units, electrical repairs, school supplies, books, clothes, toys and food could be purchased. All this for the children of the orphanage. Photo: Courtesy

“Despierta América” co-host Ana Patricia Gámez helps the abandoned children of San Humberto. Located in Sonora, Mexico, Rancho del Niño is an orphanage that operates completely alone with donations.

"I would like to do something for the people in my home state of Sonora. In Mexico there are many orphanages, many like Rancho Del Niño that  depend only on donations," said Gámez. "I asked for Remitly's help to raise awareness and raise funds to provide things these children need like mattresses, pillows, and air conditioners," she added.

The Mexican beauty queen saw the need for this organization and partnered with Remitly, raising together US$ 8,000, a total of 26 children would have the opportunity to enjoy 30 new mattresses, 10 bedspreads, 30 sets of bedding, four air conditioning units, electrical repairs, school supplies, books, clothes, toys and food.

Ana Patricia led her family to prepare and deliver these donations along with members of Remitly's team and made a big party for the children, with gifts for them.

 "We also had a party with a piñata, roast beef, ice cream, and gifts for each of the kids. It was a beautiful day and words can not express the happiness and gratitude of all children. It was a total success and we hope to repeat it next year, so stay tuned on how you can participate!" finished the TV host.

Remitly is the largest digital remittance company the United States. The company's global transfer network includes its easy-to-use mobile application, which makes the process of sending money easy, faster, more transparent and less expensive. Eliminating forms, codes, agents, extra time and without the typical tariffs of the traditional system of money transfer process.


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