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Success Stories

Success Stories from ACLAMO

Here are examples of lives that have been positively impacted through ACLAMO’s programs. Through your generous gift, together we can multiply these success stories many times over!

Please read examples of support and accomplishments of those served by ACLAMO Family Centers:

Rosario Hernández

Rosario Hernández, passing it forward ... When she was 10 years old, life was hard for Rosario Hernández. School was a struggle, since she knew little English. Her mother was working two jobs, so after school Rosario had to hurry home to care for her one-year old sister. As she played with the toddler, she...

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Luna Moskal

Luna Moskal (her testimony as given at our Faces of Hope breakfast in 2013) Hello, it's an honor to be here! Thank you for coming! My name is Luna Moskal. I am 10 years old and live in Norristown. My origins are Chilean and American. Chilean from my mother, Edith, and American from my father,...

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Katia Alonzo

Katia Alonzo Katia Alonzo shares her story of how ACLAMO improved her life. Moving to Norristown from Mexico 18 months ago, Katia Alonzo soon became overwhelmed in school because she didn't speak English. "When I began school, I felt weird because I didn't know anyone, or how to communicate," Katia told the crowd of more...

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Filadefa River

Filadefa Rivera, Family Literacy Mom We listened in astonishment as Fila (as she likes to call herself) served as the poised narrator of the Three Little Pigs play in English held at ACLAMO. Fila began the Family Literacy Program with her three-year-old son, Mario a few years ago. She has blossomed into a confident student...

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Inés Hernandez

Inés Hernandez Born and raised in the state of Veracruz, Mexico, Inés Hernandez lived there with her children, working on and off in whenever she could to help her family survive. On a hot day walking with her children past carts of vibrant, delicious fresh fruit, her hungry daughter turned and asked if she could...

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