Juntos Se Puede/Together We Can is a Non-Profit 501(C)3 organization that was created to support children throughout the North Side and Diamond Hill Community of Fort Worth. Juntos Se Puede was founded in 2011 by Deborah Gallardo.
Our mission is to help families have a successful school year by providing them with the essential tools they need and to connect them with resources so that they may have a successful school year. Juntos Se Puede believes that education is the key to success in the community;
2011-2015 Juntos Se Puede Back to School has been creating an event that occurs mid August. For this event families must pre-register prior to the event, show some form of identification, as well as proof of school enrollment for the children they are registering and reside within the 76106 and 76164 zip code. During this event families receive back packs, shoes, haircuts, and school supplies for the children. Juntos Se Puede has helped over 1500 students with back packs and school supplies.
2013-Present Juntos Se Puede host Annual Christmas in the Barrio,
Juntos Se Puede adopts 100 children each year along with their families. It is a traditional Christmas posada a family afternoon filled with entertainment, crafts, dinner, gifts, stocking and a visit from Pancho Claus. Children between the ages of 1-18 receives a new winter coat and a new pair of shoes along with toys. Registration is available October 15, 2018 in person at 2621 NW 29TH Street, Fort Worth, TX 76106
2015-Present Juntos Se Puede Community Scholarship Every year Juntos Se Puede gives scholarships to High School Seniors who reside in the 76106 or 76164 zipcode. Each recipient receives a scholarship to the school of their choice for four consecutive years to use towards tuition. Application is available online January 2019.
October 20, 2018 – Guac with Juntos Community 3K Walk to bring community awareness and involvement with our organization. Kirk Patrick Middle School 3201 Refugio, Fort Worth, TX 76106. Online registration is available, and at 2621 NW 29TH Street, Fort Worth, TX 76106
—– More Upcoming Events —–
September 16, 2018 – Fiestas Patrias with Juntos – Come out and join us on September 16 for our Fiestas Patrias with Juntos Se Puede!🎉 There will be food , music 🎶, snow cones 🍧, and Loteria! The entry fee to play is an unwrapped toy or a $10 donation per Loteria card. See you all there! 😀
Venga y acompañenos este 16 de Septiembre para celebrar las Fiestas Patrias con Juntos Se Puede!🎉 Tendremos música 🎶, antojitos mexicanos 🌮, conos de nieve 🍧, y Loteria! La tarifa de entrada por carta de Lotería es un juguete nuevo o una donación de $10. Los esperamos a celebrar las Fiestas Patrias con Juntos Se Puede!😀
September 23, 2018 – Toy Drive at Chuyitos -1521 N Main St, Fort Worth, Texas 76164
November 18, 2018 – Toy Drive at Chuyitos -1521 N Main St, Fort Worth, Texas 76164
December 21, 2018 – Christmas in the Barrio – National Hall – 3316 Roberts Cut Off Road, Fort Worth, Texas 76114.
Juntos Se Puede is proud to award another scholarship this year. The application period is now closed. The award ceremony for 2019 will be announced soon.
—– Advisory Board Members —–
Deborah Gallardo – President
Advisory Board Members
Nadia Estrada – Secretary
Sandra Garcia – Treasurer
Danny Delgado – Event Coordinator
Ruth Perez Gomez – Event Coordinator
Shaila Dorado – Fundraising Chair
Olga Coar – Scholarship Chair
2018 Scholarship Committee
Olga Coar – Scholarship Chair