|It is our mission to give back to our community through educational and athletic opportunities to children through the Foundation. In order to meet our mission and provide services in our community, we rely on the generosity of individuals and businesses for support.
Christopher Aguirre Memorial Scholarship
for Wellington High School Seniors Pursuing
a Four Year Degree at Florida State University
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The Christopher Aguirre Memorial Foundation would like to congratulate Brittnay Barnhart, our most recent recipient of the Christopher
Aguirre Memorial Scholarship. Brittnay joins past recipients Jessica Pollack and Truly Long.
This award is given to an outstanding Wellington Community High School Senior pursuing a degree at Florida State University. Our scholarship recipients
will be great representatives of the foundation that honors the memory of Christopher. We are pleased to have
them as special additions to the Christopher Aguirre Memorial Foundation Family.
From the Aguirre and Voil's families, we wish them the best as they pursues their dreams.
||In November 2012, the
Foundation coordinated an event with Iron Lion Fitness in Wellington and donated $3000.00 to Angel Hernandez, major
league umpire and board member with the Miracle League, the organization which builds baseball fields and playgrounds
for disabled children.
||Lake Worth Scottish Rite Lodge and the Foundation organized a Shoe Drive and donated 240 pairs of shoes with the
assistance of Payless Shoes, Royal Palm Beach to Shoes for Schools Palm Beach County in July 2013.
||The Foundation recently made a contribution to the American Legion Post 12 Baseball League. The players from this team live
in Wellington and the western communities. Several players have volunteered their time as umpires at our annual softball
tournament since 2009, which raises money for our Foundation and children in need in the community. The monies awarded to
Post 12 will assist with equipment and travel expenses for the baseball program.
||In December 2009, due to the countless
donations The Christopher Aguirre Memorial Foundation received, in addition to donating to Compassionate Friends of the
Western Communities, the Foundation, along with Wild 95.5 and Little Smiles, was able to fulfill a local child’s Christmas
wish list. Zachary Rooney is a 6 year old boy from Royal Palm Beach, who was diagnosed with brain cancer. Due to his expensive
medical treatment, his wish list was effected during the holidays. The Foundation purchased a Playstation3 and games for
Zac to unwrap on Christmas Day. Most recently with a break in his rigorous medical treatment schedule, Zac and his family
were able to go to Universal Studios and stay at the Nickelodeon Studios Hotel for a weekend with the expenses paid by the
With your support of donations, The Christopher Aguirre Memorial Foundation will continue help children in our community.