BE THE LIGHT Scholarship Recipient: Evan Piel

BE THE LIGHT Scholarship Recipient: Evan Piel

“Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all the darkness.” – Desmond Tutu As a young boy, Evan Piel was immediately impressed by the brotherhood of the young men he witnessed at Christopher Columbus High School (CCHS). Every morning on his drive to...

BE THE LIGHT Scholarship Recipient: Dee Ford

BE THE LIGHT Scholarship Recipient: Dee Ford

“The Foundation is a way of showing who Ari was…” – Dee Ford For many students, the BE THE LIGHT® Scholarship creates opportunities that lead them to the college or career of their dreams. For Demetries (Dee) Ford, the scholarship helped pave the way to his dream of...

Volunteer Spotlight: Michelle Gonzalez

Volunteer Spotlight: Michelle Gonzalez

“If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one.” – St. Mother Teresa of Calcutta. From the early age of eight years old, Michelle Gonzalez began volunteering regularly with her mother. As she began to witness the difficult realities that many people faced...

2020 Tax Benefits BREAKING NEWS

2020 Tax Benefits BREAKING NEWS

Charitable Cash Donations are now 100% Tax-Deductible Your 2020 cash donations to charitable organizations, like the Ari J. Arteaga Foundation, Inc., are now 100% tax-deductible as a result of the CARES Act. The authors of the CARES Act rightly recognized the desire...

BE THE LIGHT Scholarship Spotlight: Bryan Martinez

BE THE LIGHT Scholarship Spotlight: Bryan Martinez

“Learn to light a candle in the darkest moments of someone’s life. Be the light that helps others see; it is what gives life its deepest significance.” ― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart One of the greatest, most immeasurable gifts we can give is the gift of a...

BE THE LIGHT Candles for Mother’s Day

BE THE LIGHT Candles for Mother’s Day

We are offering BE THE LIGHT Candles for Mother’s Day Give mom a BE THE LIGHT Candle for Mother’s Day. She is sure to love one of our delicious scents. Available Candle Scents: ARI: ARI’s love of cologneFresh Linen: Clean and fresh at its bestGardenia: The exquisite...

BE THE LIGHT Homeless Aid during the Coronavirus Pandemic

BE THE LIGHT Homeless Aid during the Coronavirus Pandemic

For the past 6 weeks, the Ari Arteaga Foundation and many others have been working with three homeless 19-year-old teens. These young men were homeless for approximately two years. Bouncing around from couch to couch or sleeping in cars many nights. We began our...

BE THE LIGHT Candles for Mother’s Day

BE THE LIGHT Candle Fundraiser

We are hosting a BE THE LIGHT Candle Fundraiser to Benefit CARE Elementary’s After School Program through November 15 If you are interested in ordering one of our deliciously scented candles or if you would like to partner with us through your work/office. Download...

BE THE LIGHT Clubs – Food Drive

BE THE LIGHT Clubs – Food Drive

BE THE LIGHT Clubs around Miami-Dade County will be collecting non-perishable food through December 15, 2019 How you can help: Ask your family and friends to get involved in the food drive collection by setting up a collection box at their schools/workplace. We are a...

St. Philip’s Episcopal School Student Council

St. Philip’s Episcopal School Student Council

St. Philip’s Episcopal School’s student council picked the Ari Arteaga Foundation as the first charity to kick off the school’s ‘Change for Good’ campaign. Each student brought in $3 and was given breakfast at school.