Jorge Ortiz Memorial Fund

On June 12th, I texted Jorge and told him that I just found out I was getting laid off from my job. 

On June 13th, Jorge took me out to dinner, helping me work on my resume and helping me find a new job.

That's the kind of guy Jorge was. Always willing to lend a helping hand. 

I didn't know Jorge for extremely long, we met when I moved back to Best Buy on Geary in 2016 and he was one of my employees on a Magnolia Home Theater team I was in charge of. He and I shared a similar sense of humor and quickly became friends. Often times, customers and new employees would confuse us for one another, "Two big handsome brown guys with beards, I guess big bro?" Jorge would say. 

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Through the many hours we spent together on that sales floor, he had told me many stories about his life, family, and upbringing. I had a strong respect for his work ethic and genuine love and support for his mother and little sister. We often spoke of goals and dreams and no matter what the crazy money making scheme was, the reason behind it for him was always to take care of his mom and sister. 

With that said, I just wanted to try and pay him back for that Volcano Curry dinner and resume building by doing this. I don't even personally know his family, but his close friend from high school was also one of my old employees and he will be putting me in touch with them. 

Thank you,
Miguel

Donations

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  • Anthony Tran 
    • $100 
    • 38 mos
  • Alessandro Di Modica 
    • $40 
    • 38 mos
  • Raymond G 
    • $30 
    • 38 mos
  • Elvira Flores 
    • $75 
    • 38 mos
  • Sarah De Guzman-The  
    • $40 
    • 38 mos
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Fundraising team: Fundraising team (2)

Miguel Delfino 
Organizer
San Bruno, CA
Mikey Andrewjeski 
Team member
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