Happy New Year: A Message From TEL HI’s Executive Director
December 28, 2021
As 2021 draws to a close and I reflect on this past year, I am filled with joy when I think of the community that is TEL HI.
I think we will all agree that the past two years have been challenging, to say the least. There were many times when things felt dark and difficult, when the road ahead felt almost impassable. And even though everyone felt uncertain in these uncharted waters, I began to hear from so many “what can I do to help?”. To me, this was a testament to the generosity, selflessness, and compassion of all the wonderful people who make TEL HI what it is.
As difficult as these times were, they were also filled with opportunity and love. We learned how to adapt to our ever-changing circumstances and devised new ways to continue to serve as a vital resource for hundreds of families, children, youth, and seniors in our community. This year, we were grateful to be able to come back together in person and we were pleased with how everyone learned to adjust to temperature checks, face coverings, and new health and safety procedures.
As I look ahead to 2022, I am optimistic about the future, confident that TEL HI can persevere through even the toughest of times. If you find that you and your family have weathered this storm and are in a position to help, please consider making a tax-deductible donation to TEL HI before the end of the year. Click here to support TEL HI. And, if you have already given, thank you.
I wish you and your family a prosperous and joyful New Year. I look forward to seeing what we can all do together in 2022!
All my best,
Nestor L. Fernandez II
TEL HI CEO/Executive Director