Serviendo con Amor

Serving with Love


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Serviendo con Amor ~ Serving with Love

Proyecto Abrigo is a nonprofit, ecumenical ministry serving people in Juarez, Mexico, for the last 21 years, primarily through building cement block homes for families that live in cardboard houses.

  • ~18 Homes Built in 2016

    ~20 Homes Built in first 9 Months of 2017

Jose Luis Portillo

Executive Director, Proyecto Abrigo
Rev. Jose Luis Portillo is 1 of 10 children born and raised in Juarez, Mexico. He raised money for his family when he was a child by selling cigarettes and cigars on the streets of Juarez. He and his sister, Juana, received scholarships to go to Lydia Patterson Institute in El Paso…READ MORE

Martin Lechuga

Associate Director, Proyecto Abrigo
Martín Lechuga has been serving the people of Ciudad Juarez since 1991, first with Operacion Hogar and then with Proyecto Abrigo. He is the job site foreman and interpreter for US teams. Martín graduated from John Wesley Seminary in Monterey, Mexico…READ MORE

Juana Portillo

Director, Family Ministries

Alfredo Flores

Director, Angeles de Esperanza Medical Clinic

Janet Hunt

Chair, Board of Directors
Janet Hunt is the Director of Community Ministries at Suncreek UMC in Allen, Texas. Janet holds a degree from Texas Tech University in Human Development and Family Studies. After twenty years in youth ministry at four different churches Janet transitioned into…READ MORE

Lisa Hamilton

Vice-Chair, Board of Directors
Lisa Hamilton is a member of University Park UMC in Dallas, Texas. She works as a Certified Academic Language Therapist and a Licensed Dyslexia Specialist at Dallas Academy. She and her husband, Alan, have two children, Jordan age 6 and Jacob age 3…READ MORE



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