We are now operating as "Club Union de los Pibes"


Friday, September 25, 2009

Festejamos la Primavera

Spring has sprung, and we will be celebrating the best way possible, with a party for the kids - we will have a whole lot fun and there will be plenty of surprises for all! Come along - everybody is welcome!

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Support the Children of La Boca

We are holding an event to raise money for the children of La Boca on September 8th at 21.00. It will take place on Venezuela 474 in San Telmo. Below you can see the poster for the event.

Monday, June 8, 2009

Dear Acorn supporters
Our fundraising Event has been put forward to Tuesday 9th June and will be held at Krakow Cafe-Bar, Venezuela 474 at 9.00pm. There will be an entrance fee of 20 pesos which includes a drink at the bar, well worth the fee in what should be an entertaining night to help us through difficult times.

If you or anybody else is in the city, please please come along and show your support! We are again teaming up with the Buenos Aires Pub Crawl at the end of the month, where the night will end at the exclusive KIKA nightspot.

In other news of Club Acorn, we are proud and extremely excited to announce our new link with the Boca Juniors Foundation. Three of our boys have already been to the programme, where they are given access to the world famous stadium, use the huge library and have dedicated professionals that provide school support and psychologists.

Its vital to us to build and maintain links within the community of La Boca and there is no link more prestigious in Boca, than Boca Juniors!

The project runs on Thursday mornings, to provide support for children not in school or those that attend in the afternoons and they are encouraged to work to get them back into education.

The excitetment was tangible when I walked the boys back from two hours spent in La Bombonera. We saw a few first team players and they were promised they would meet their idols in person if they stuck to the programme and made the effort to improve their reading skills.

With the Boca Juniors project and Club Acorn, we have a real hope now for these kids and we are all so proud and excited for them that they might get to meet their heroes! (not without putting the work in first!)
Aguante Club Acorn
John Reece

Monday, May 11, 2009

The last time I wrote, we were preparing for 'Alta Joda' to raise money for our centre and be able to give the children a positive experience, outside of La Boca. Thanks to a successful event (Many thanks to the Buenos Aires Pub Crawl, The Buenos Aires Herald, Whats up Buenos Aires and everyone that turned up) We were able to take 21 or our children to the Zoo!

The children AND volunteers had a great day and it was a reward to the kids for the hard work they had put in, the month before in the classes the volunteers so brilliantly deliver. From Maths, Cooking to Yoga!

You can see pictures of our trip on our facebook page this week!

We are currently working hard to make Alta Joda 2 happen. However, money raised will go on keeping Club Acorn going through some very difficult times. We are planning this event on the 20th May in San Telmo (conformation coming soon!) so if your in the city or know anybody that is, please spread the word for what is a vitally important event to keep Club Acorn de Ninos strong.

Vamos por lo bueno

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

The children of the centre are currently enjoying their summer holidays and as we approach the new school year, Club Acorn is preparing for a fundraising event to give the children the educational materials they deserve.

For the third time, we are teaming up with the Buenos Aires Pub Crawl on the 27th February. If you are in the city, please come along and support us and bring your friends. We will be meeting at Plaza Armenia at 22.00 before moving on to three bars and a nightclub in Palermo. The night is called Alta Joda a slang term for good times, although at the same time we hope to spread the word of our project and get more supporters on board.

The money raised on the evening will go towards new books, paints, food and hopefully if we have the required numbers - day trips out for the children. Many of us will have fond memories of school trips to the zoo, theatre and museums. It will incredibly satisfying for us all at Club Acorn if the children of La Boca are able to benefit from the same experiences. With fundraisers like this, its definitely possible.

For more information on the evening, we have the flyer on our facebook page, CLUB ACORN INTERNATIONAL.

Wish us luck..for an alta noche.
John Reece