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NSU Donates $30,000 to Hispanic Unity of Florida

(Photo caption- from Left to Right: Nydia Menendez, Hispanic Unity of Florida (HUF) Chair; Josie Bacallao, HUF CEO, receive a check for $30,000 from NSU President George Hanbury II, Ph.D., and Larry Calderon, Ed.D., vice president for community and governmental affairs and secretary to the HUF Board of Directors.)


NSU donated $30,000 to Hispanic Unity of Florida (HUF) on Sept. 9 to help further the nonprofit’s mission. NSU President George Hanbury II, Ph.D. and Larry Calderon, Ed.D., the university’s vice president for community and governmental affairs, presented a check to Nydia Menendez, Hispanic Unity of Florida Chair; and Josie Bacallao, Hispanic Unity of Florida CEO, at the organization’s office in Hollywood. Calderon is also the secretary to HUF’s Board of Directors.


from left to right: Hispanic Unity of Florida board members Jorge Gonzalez, Jorge deApodaca, Angie Stone, and Hyram Montero; Nydia Menendez, HUF chair; Josie Bacallao, HUF CEO; Larry Calderon, Ed.D., NSU vice president for community and governmental affairs and secretary to the HUF Board of Directors; NSU President George Hanbury II, Ph.D.; HUF board members Lily Pardo, Steve Sampier, Carlos del Salto, and Daniel Shevis.


The purpose of HUF is to serve immigrants and their families from varying ethnicities, by empowering them to be successful in the United States, according to its website. HUF’s clients have a sincere desire to be successful.  They are motivated by sheer will and are determined to provide for themselves and their families. Self sufficiency can only be realized through education and empowerment, which is why HUF works everyday to assist these families by giving them the tools needed to build a new life in their new homeland.