Voice of the Voiceless 2016

Save the Date Flyer VOV 2016 (1)

Annunciation House

Voice of the Voiceless 2016

Please join us for our annual
Solidarity Dinner Saturday
May 21st 6:00-8:30 pm
Santa Lucia Parish Hall

This years Voice of the Voiceless Award will be presented to

Olga Sanchez Martinez

Olga Sanchez Martinez is the founder and president of Alberque Jesus El Buen Pastor in Tapachula, Chiapas. Mexico. In 1998, after visiting the Hospital Regional de Tapachula, Olga began taking migrants into her home who had gotten injured on their journey through Mexico. The shelter continues to treat injured migrants passing through Tapachula. In 2004, Olga received Mexico’s National Award for Human Rights, and in 2009 she received the Unsung Heroes of Compassion Award from the Dalai Lama. In June of 2015, Olga opened a new shelter called Refugio los 3 Angeles. This shelter houses asylum seeking families for up to 45 days while their requests for refugee status are processed by the Mexican government.

2 Responses to Voice of the Voiceless 2016

  1. Pingback: “They were not born criminals…” | Annunciation House

  2. Pingback: Voz de Los Sin Voz 2012 | Annunciation House

Comments are closed.