"The mission of the Warm Ears, Warm Hearts Foundation is to bring the community together to help out fellow humans through kindness and compassion. Warm Ears, Warm Hearts will do all they can to provide warmth to children in need of appropriate winter clothing."
The Warm Ears, Warm Hearts Foundation is a Florida based nonprofit dedicated to collecting and giving winter clothing to children in need. Started by one lone high school student, Alejandro Morles launched this foundation at the age of 15.
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Alejandro Ignacio Morles is a budding philanthropist and high school student. Born on January 10th 2002, Alejandro was always trying to help out those in need. In his freshman year, he was inspired to make a nonprofit to help those in need of warm winter clothing. That's how Warm Ears, Warm Hearts came into being. With the support of his family, he was able to receive a nonprofit status and get to work on Warm Ears, Warm Hearts as its founder and president.
Thomas Mackle, born on May 28, 2002, attends Christopher Columbus High School and is a part of numberous of clubs. Being an officer of Key Club, he works with the community in many service events. During his time at Columbus, Thomas became good friends with Alejandro Morles. This led to his involvement in Morles’ non-profit organization, Warm Ears, Warm Hearts. Through this, Thomas is able to further help those in need.
Justin Parrondo, born August 17, 2002, has always wanted to use his talents in software and coding to contribute to help the less fortunate. By teaming up with his fellow classmate and friend Alejandro for Warm Ears, Warm Hearts in creating the new, redesigned website, he is accomplishing just that. He wishes that his work will bring not only a new look, but also continued success to the non-profit.
Cody Stubben serves on the board of directors for Warm Ears, Warm Hearts. He provides grant writing, donor development and marketing support to the organization. His extensive background in nonprofit development and marketing includes experience in homelessness, animal welfare, and healthcare. He is currently a marketing and development consultant at 501 Resource and the Manager of Website Development with the Lewy Body Dementia Association.
Born May 3, 2002, Lance Campos has always loved to create art. After seeing his high school friend Alejandro found Warm Ears, Warm Hearts, Lance saw the opportunity to use his artistic abilities for the greater good. As Head Designer, Lance oversees and creates nearly all the custom graphics used by the organization.
Marcel van Hemert, born July 11, 2002, attends Christopher Columbus High School and is a proud member of Warm Ears, Warm Hearts. Marcel has always had a desire to help others in any way he can, and was thrilled to team up with Founder Alejandro Morles and become a part of Warm Ears Warm Hearts’ mission through social media and advertising.
Daniel Luna, born July 7, 2002, is a student at Christopher Columbus High School and is the Director of Volunteers for Warm Ears, Warm Hearts. He was approached by Alejandro to manage and assist with the ambassador program, and being good friends with Alejandro, he agreed to help out with the project. He currently assists and manages the ambassador program and continues to have more high schools collecting winter clothes to donate for the northeast.
Guadalupe “Lupi” Diaz, born on December 11, 2001, is a part of the Msgr. Edward Pace Class of 2020. Throughout her time at Pace, she maintained several leadership roles in different extracurricular activities. During her junior year, Lupi befriended Alejandro Morles and learned more about his up-and-coming nonprofit. Later becoming an ambassador, she started a winter clothing drive for Warm Ears, Warm Hearts through her Key Club chapter. Her chapter collected more than 200 pounds of clothes, and through this, Lupi exhibited both leadership and service for her friend and those in need.