Hurricane Eta leaves thousands in despair

  Hurricane Eta has left widespread damage in its path through Central America, leaving thousands of people in despair in Honduras, Guatemala, and Nicaragua, where we work in communities which already face high levels of poverty and marginalization. This has now been compounded by a natural disaster which has caused displacement because of the flooding. […]

Critical support for children and families impacted by migration

  Since the beginning of the year, we have been working with John Sanders to look at the best ways to address the many challenges brought on by migration. We are excited to announce the launch of The Blue Iris Fund which was founded by John in partnership with Glasswing with the vision of helping […]

Providing food security and mental health tools for families

  In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Glasswing partnered with the FEMSA Foundation to provide food security and mental health care to 2,325 families in Mexico, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama. Together, we distributed family and emotional well-being kits, which included food, personal hygiene products, cleaning supplies, science educational materials, , art supplies, children’s […]

Cash help to migrant families in New York City

  In New York City, we are witnessing firsthand how the health, economic, and social impacts of this pandemic are profoundly shaping the lives and educational experiences of migrant communities now and for long after the public health crisis subsides. We’re committed to providing our communities  with both essential crisis support and medium to long-term […]

GenNow Goes Virtual Nov 30th to Dec 6th on En Casa con Glasswing

  Four the past four years, Glasswing has been hosting the Generation Now Forum & Festival (GenNow), the movement that celebrates, empowers, and inspires youth to make positive changes in their communities in different countries around the region. This year, the event will be held in a virtual space and will last one full week […]

Interview with John Sanders, Blue Iris Fund

  John Sanders joined the U.S. Customs & Border Protection as Chief Operating Officer and became Acting Commissioner in 2019. His experiences in his role, and particularly the tragic deaths of three children — Jakelin, Felipe, and Carlos — are what triggered him to try and find a smarter and more humane way to address […]

Letter from John Sanders, Founder of The Blue Iris Fund

I did not emigrate to the U.S. and am fortunate to have grown up and succeeded in this great country. I never served in the military nor law enforcement. And while many of the companies I worked at developed technology that helped keep U.S. citizens safe and secure, I felt a patriotic duty to do […]

“En Casa con Glasswing” – A community of youth, educators and volunteers

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed how we interact with the world, pushing us to innovate and evolve in order to best serve the communities and youth we work with.

COVID response – Providing Critical Mental Health Support

As Glasswing continues its support for the immediate and long term challenges brought on by COVID, mental health programs continue to be a critical component.

Finding Solutions for the Future

Samsung Electronics and Glasswing are engaging youth to critically think about “Solutions for the Future” , an initiative where young people from eight countries will be given the opportunity to transform their ideas into concrete solutions for the benefit of their communities. In Panama, Costa Rica, Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua, El Salvador, the Dominican Republic and […]

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