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Please Join Us

The Board of Directors of the Children’s Advocacy Center of Hidalgo and Starr Counties invite you to join them for an evening featuring entertainment, fine wines, select craft beers and a wide array of cuisine. The festivities will include entertainment by local favorite, Renaissance Rockers, and Premier Show Band, Satellite.

Your partnership with the Children’s Advocacy Center of Hidalgo and Starr Counties will help bring hope, healing and justice to the victims of child abuse in Hidalgo and Starr Counties.

We appreciate your consideration of generous support for this vital community effort.

Our Children. Our Community.

The Children’s Advocacy Center of Hidalgo and Starr Counties was established in 2000 when a local two year old’s life ended tragically as a result of abuse. Child abuse and neglect is not an isolated occurrence.

1 in 10

Children will be sexually abused before their 18th birthday.


Child Abuse received services in FY 2021


Of Child Abuse Victims know their alleged perpetrator.

We believe that no child should ever be subjected to the pain of abuse or the lasting emotional trauma it leaves behind.

Please join us in giving HOPE, HEALING and JUSTICE to victims of child abuse.

Give For Hope.

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Give For Hope.

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Our 2021 – 2022 Board of Directors

These tremendous community leaders set the standard of ADVOCACY for our children. They not only show generosity of pocket and spirit, they champion the tenants of hope, healing, and justice to advance the mission of our organization.

Tina Martin


Rick Guerrero

Vice President

Maria Elena Sulemana


Dr. Danielle Fox


Lorena Castillo

Providence Boneta

Belinda Escaname

Vanessa Flores

Jessica Galloso

Dr. Carolina Huerta

Carol Hudsonpillar

Amira Kalifa

Will Lowry

Robert Rosell

Miguel Villarreal

Yadira Robles

J. E. (Eddie) Guerra

Hidalgo County Sheriff

Ricardo Rodriguez, Jr.

Hidalgo County District Attorney

Gocha Ramirez

Starr County District Attorney

Jesus Sanchez

Executive Director