Lin-Manuel Miranda & Vin Diesel to Be Honored at 2019 Maestro Cares Foundation Gala

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Lin-Manuel Miranda attends the European Premiere of "Mary Poppins Returns" at Royal Albert Hall on Dec. 12, 2018 in London. 

Marc Anthony and Henry Cárdenas announced the honorees for the Maestro Cares Foundation's sixth annual “Changing Lives, Building Dreams” gala on Wednesday (Feb. 6).

The foundation, which has helped provide housing, nutrition and education to more than 500 children in the Caribbean and Latin America since 2012, will honor three candidates: Vicente Fox, founder of Centro Fox and former president of Mexico; award-winning composer, lyricist and performer Lin-Manuel Miranda; and actor, producer and film director Vin Diesel.

Fox will receive the Maestro Cares Humanitarian Award, Miranda will receive the Community Hero Award, and Diesel will be honored with the Voice of Change of Award.

The gala fundraiser, hosted March 14 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City, includes a cocktail hour, formal dinner, a live and silent auction, and a special musical performance by Marc Anthony. Tickets for the event can be purchased here.

In addition to the gala and black-and-white tie masquerade, the Maestro Cares Foundation will initiate projects in El Salvador, Chile and the U.S. in 2019. Currently, there are two additional homes under construction in Cali, Colombia, and another project in Guatemala.


@marcanthony and Henry Cardenas announce honorees for Maestro Cares Foundation's Sixth Annual "Changing Lives, Building Dreams" Gala in New York City!! This year the Foundation will honor three outstanding and deserving individuals: Vicente Fox, Founder of Centro Fox and Former President of Mexico will receive the Maestro Cares Humanitarian Award; acclaimed award-winning composer, lyricist, and performer Lin-Manuel Miranda will receive the Community Hero Award; and actor, producer and film director Vin Diesel will receive the first ever Voice of Change Award. Tickets are selling fast so get yours and join us before it sells out. Click the link in our bio!♥️ . . @cmnevents @magnusmediausa #MaestroCaresGala #maestrocaresgala #nonprofit #makingadifference #vicentefox #linmanuelmiranda #vindiesel #changingtheworld #socialgood #empowerthefuture #marcanthony #givehope #changealife #helpthoseinneed

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