Vote for MECA

Community, General

Best-known as MECA, the Multicultural Education and Counseling the Arts organization is a nonprofit “committed to the healthy development of underserved youth and adults through arts and cultural programming, academic excellence, support services and community building.” Among the many things they do are art education programs for high-need kids.

MECA is currently competing with four other nonprofits for their share of $100,000. The amount of Facebook votes they amass helps to determine how much funding they will receive. The more votes they get, the more money they get. Very straight-forward and easy.

You are allowed to vote once per person, from now until June 30, 2013. So vote today!

If you are like me and don’t really want to “like” a random page to vote, then do what I do for these contests: go to the voting page, like, vote, then make a note to go in a week after the contest ends (July 7th) and unlike the page. It’s not cheating; they never said I had to “like” them forever, just vote.

More info, received via email:

P&G Introduces The Orgullosa Project To Offer Its Community The Opportunity To Give Back To Notable Hispanic Organizations!

MECA needs YOU! The Orgullosa Project is giving $100,000 and YOUR vote can decide how much funding MECA will receive! Click on the link here, then click “Like” Orgullosa on the app, and vote for MECA by clicking on the “Votar” button! Please share this link on Facebook and Twitter with the hashtag #Orgullosa Project, and have your friends vote for MECA!

Proctor & Gamble’s program The Orgullosa Project is an initiative to highlight organizations that are positively impacting the Hispanic community across the country and inspire Latinas to give back via a donation on the Orgullosa Facebook page. The Orgullosa Project will feature MECA, The Puerto Rican Family Institute, Mujeres Latinas en Acción, La Liga Contra el Cancer and the Mexican American Opportunity Foundation – organizations across the country that have a long standing reputation of servicing Hispanic communities with dedicated resources. A total donation of $100,000 will be made among the five organizations. Voting ends June 30, 2013.

— Posted by Sandra Fernandez

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