Soler Family Fund: Rebuilding Lives

On Wednesday, Septmber 20th, 2017, Hurricane Maria ripped through the island nation of Puerto Rico, leaving her land devasted and families void of power and water. Among the millions of people affected were the Soler family, owners of Academia Danzale.

Image: Soler Family

Image: Children's class

Image: Ballet class at Academia Danzale

Hycliff Soler and his wife, Luna, have been running ACADEMIA DANZALE for the past 15 years, watching it grow from an initial group of 23 people to a current roster of over 175 students.
Image: DA's 15-Year Logo

Image: Recital reflecting current student body (2017)

Due to consistent growth and development, the Soler family began making the academy their SOLE SOURCE of income in 2007 with a mission to exalt the name of Jesus by training dancers and leaders in excellence, and they've had the privielge of making that mission a reality in the midst of their community and surrounding countries over the past decade. However, when Hurricane Maria blew through, severe damage was done to their studio space, rendering it unfit for full functionality. In addition to the need for repairs to the space, loss of power is imminent to their location for the next 3-6 months. That means that the Soler family will not have income for at least that long, and in times of crisis, art becomes the LAST priority for surviving communities. Hence, the Soler family is unsure when their provision will be actively restored. And yet, they continue to put the needs of the community first. They already have plans to offer FREE classes - without power - to surrounding neighborhoods as an act of love, though their personal needs are great. 
Image: Roof Damage

Image: Wind/Flooding damage to flooring/walls

Image: Prayer before a class (PRE-storm)

WE are asking YOU to help REBUILD Academia Danzale - the studio and its owners - by helping raise enough to repair studio damages and provide income for the Soler family for 6 months. Due to continued living costs and the need to begin cleaning and clearing damages, provision is needed IMMEDIATELY. Your investment can help put this family back on their feet and restore their ability to enourage the hurting familes in their recovering community.

Thank you for helping us share love with the Soler Family by supporting them in this season of devastation. They have devoted their lives to loving others - within their own nation and nations around the world - and it's time for them to receieve that love in return. By joining our efforts, you will be a part of truly REBUILDING a family and a community!

Image: Hycliff teaching (dancer on Right)

Image: 2017 event advert from DA
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Organizer and beneficiary

Chloe Gonzalez 
Organizer
Kissimmee, FL
Hycliff Soler 
Beneficiary
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