Helping Children in Need in the Dominican Republic


U.S. Ambassador to the Dominican Republic, Raul Yzaguirre

Delia Jorge Blanco-Prominent childrens’ rights attorney in Dominican Republic, senior adviser to CONANI, daughter Salvador Jorge Blanco, 48th President of the Dominican Republic

Luis A.Canela, former President Popular Banco, Editor El Caribbe,  investment banker, & publisher

Sam Chapin, Executive Vice Chairman of Merrill Lynch

New York State Senator Adrianno Espaillat

Giscard G. Guilloteau-Vice Consul, U.S. Consulate, Santo Domingo (now in Brazil)

Marco A. Herrera, Executive Director Funglode

Juan de Jesus-Executive in Charge for Major League Baseball (in Dominican Republic)

MLB Dominican Development Baseball Alliance

Pierson Mapes, Former President of NBC TV

Caroline  Cruz de Martinez (founder of Hay Poder de Apprender, in Santo Domingo, wife of Pedro Martinez, retired future Hall of Fame Baseball player)

Dominigo Nuñez MD, Dominican Physicians Association from NYC

Peace Corp Volunteers who have been or are currently posted in the Dominican Republic:  Jennifer Gudahl, David Mayo

Peter Reilly, Recent Head of the  U.S. DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency)  in the Dominican Republic

Allen Rosenshine, Chairman Emeritus, BBDO Worldwide

David Searby, head of Press in the U.S.  Embassy (now in Panama)

Lisette Selman, Casandra winning TV Host: Latitude Cero” (Popular TV News Program, DR)

Dave Stulb, Global Partner in Charge of Fraud and Investigations for Ernst and Young

UNICEF, Lidia Pereira, Alienazas Corporativas, Santo Domingo

USAID (Dominican Republic) Jim Watkins, Acting Director,

Cid Wilson, Founder Dominicans on Wall Street, Dominican American Roundtable

Most have visited Ninos de Cristo  with Charlie Decker and many are donors.
(Contact information is available from Charlie Decker at