June, 2020
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Congratulations Class of 2020
The Matt Garcia Foundation would like to send warm wishes & congratulations to the graduating Class of 2020. We recognize the additional challenges that have been placed upon this group of students and the personal sacrifices they have had to make. In particular, we would like to recognize the following seniors who are graduating from high schools within the Fairfield community:

Rawan Dirhalleh, Noor Randhawa, Faith Rounsavall, Katherine Gerhardt, Christine Salvador, Leianne Jadelyn Gavino, Ashley Piring, Gabby Cabugao, Anthony Yoon, Kent Palma, Kieran Anima, Harman Kaur, Alexander Pitts, Alexander Sanders, Apolo Lagance, Niket Bansal, Casey Davis, Daniella James, Jenna-Lisa deLara, Ziggy Fukushima, Kayle Tan, Holly Devaul, Victoria Lawson, Emily Delgadillo, Alejandro Ruiz, Yzabel Martinez, Gabriela Lourdes Perez, Jeanette Rodriguez Flores, and Miyonet Snowden Zerba. 
Along with the individuals aforementioned, we would also like to congratulate the graduating highschool seniors who are recipients of the The Matt Garcia Foundation – Keep the Dream Alive Scholarship: Allison Piring, Samantha Nita, Sasha Newton, Maekaelagil Santos, Bethany Qamer, Mariah Armstrong, Zach Christopher Belandres, Maverick Ganitno, Ashantae Williams, and Aaliyah Moreno Cortez. These recipients have received this support toward their higher education through the Assist-A-Grad Scholarship Foundation, which aims to support graduating high school seniors from the Fairfield-Suisun-Travis communities by connecting them with scholarship donors, such as The Matt Garcia Foundation. This form of recognition and support would not be a possibility without the generous help of our donors.
The individuals mentioned have dedicated their time, energy, and true compassion toward the betterment of our community through their volunteer efforts; many of them have volunteered with The Matt Garcia Foundation throughout their entire high school careers. Matt Garcia believed that the city of Fairfield could unite by instilling a sense of responsibility and care for one's community in all of its citizens. It is truly inspiring how this responsibility and care toward our community has been exemplified by these leaders at a young age. These individuals are illustrations of the image which Matt Garcia had for the youth in our community; they model the ambition and integrity that we all must have to not only better our community, but the world we live in.
We thank them and congratulate them. Class of 2020, we sincerely hope for your success in achieving the dreams you set upon yourself. You have already made an imprint in your community; we cannot wait to see what you do for our world.
June Events Cancelled
Due to the COVID-19 social distancing order, we have cancelled all upcoming events for the month of June, following the guidance from public health officials. Please check the Foundation website once the order has been lifted for any changes in volunteer opportunities.

To receive information on our volunteer opportunities:

Through text-message:
Enter this number: 81010
Enter this message: @mgfv

Through Email:
Send an email to mgfv@mail.remind.com
How to Wear Cloth Face Coverings
Cloth face coverings are an additional step to help slow the spread of COVID-19 when combined with every day preventive actions and social distancing in public settings.

How to properly put on and take off a mask.
Cloth face coverings are an additional step to help slow the spread of COVID-19 when combined with every day preventive actions and social distancing in public settings.

Wear your Face Covering Correctly
  • Wash your hands before putting on your face covering
  • Put it over your nose and mouth and secure it under your chin
  • Try to fit it snugly against the sides of your face
  • Make sure you can breathe easily

Take Off Your Cloth Face Covering Carefully, When You’re Home
  • Untie the strings behind your head or stretch the ear loops
  • Handle only by the ear loops or ties
  • Fold outside corners together
  • Place covering in the washing machine (learn more about how to wash cloth face coverings)
  • Be careful not to touch your eyes, nose, and mouth when removing and wash hands immediately after removing.

 
If you are in need of a mask let us know. Visit the website for contact information.
Some Inspiring Words...
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Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. - Nelson Mandela
 
Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today. - Malcolm X
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-Matt Garcia
MATT GARCIA FOUNDATION
P.O. Box 3301
Fairfield, CA 94533

DIRECT: 707.372.4160
EMAIL:  info@ffinest.org
Keep the Dream Alive
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