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Hispanic Scholarship Fund – 2009 Hall of Fame Gala

Hispanic Scholarship Fund – 2009 Hall of Fame Gala

HSFThe Hispanic Scholarship Fund’s (HSF) Alumni Hall of Fame Gala was held tonight here in NYC. It was a great evening with incredible inductees who all had moving and heart warming stories of how they go to where they are today.

The biggest announcement of the night came from Edgar Sandoval of Procter & Gamble who announced his company will donate 1.5 million dollars to the fund! THANK YOU P&G!!!

Tonight’s gala recognized the following individuals and inducted them into the HSF Hall of Fame:


Carmen Baez, President DAS Latin America, Omnicom Group


Adam Aponte, M.D., Medical Director, Brownsville Multi-Service Family Health Center


Edgar Figueroa, Executive Director, The Wi-FI Alliance


Sandra Hernandez, M.D., Chief Executive Office, The San Francisco Foundation


Edgar Sandoval, General Manager, North American Marketing, Proctor & Gamble

Congratulations to everyone rec0gnized tonight! For more information about the HSF and for donation opportunities, visit

What is HSF? The Hispanic Scholarship Fund is the nation’s leading Hispanic scholarship organization, providing the Hispanic community more college support than any other organization in the country. In its 34 year history, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund has awarded close to $280 million in 90,000 scholarships to students in need.

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