Friday, November 9, 2018

Hueneme Philanthropy

By Karen Robes Meeks

The Port of Hueneme, ILWU Local 46, Chiquita and El Lustrador Foundation are teaming up for the “Fill the Chiquita Container Challenge,” a philanthropic effort that aim to stuff a shipping container with new or gently used clothes, shoes and supplies.

The challenge benefits those helped by the El Lustrador Foundation, a nonprofit established in 2016 by author René Corado that assists the underprivileged in Guatemala. The organization also provides scholarships and education to Guatemalan youths and their families and work with US school districts to provide guidance to Latino youth in the community.

Donations may be dropped off until Dec. 15 on weekdays between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the Port of Hueneme Admin Building located at 333 Ponoma Street, Port Hueneme.

For more information on the challenge contact 805-488-3677 or Visit for more details about the foundation.