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Local nonprofit treats 16 children fighting medical conditions, families to Disney vacation

Raul Rodriguez, founder of the Li’l Abner Foundation, expressed his emotional response to the foundation’s annual Disney on Wheels trip, saying “It gets a little bit emotional, right? Because these kids, just the fact that they’re there, are smiling and crying.” Li’l Abner Foundation took 16 children with medical conditions and their families on a trip to Disney World as part of its efforts to provide support and opportunities for families dealing with medical challenges.


16 South Florida Children With Terminal Illnesses Head to Disney World For Trip of a Lifetime

Before the Li’l Abner Foundation’s Disney on Wheels trip, Diana Insignares, who helped organize the trip to Disney World for children with terminal illnesses, noted the importance of safety and ensuring that the children are well taken care of during the trip. She said, “So that’s why Raul makes sure that we are well-equipped with paramedics. We have the police department that goes with us to help us.”


State to tackle affordable housing crisis as newest senior housing project opens in Miami-Dade

Raul Rodriguez, managing member of CREI Holdings, highlights the importance of collaboration between developers and the government to address affordable, workforce housing challenges. He said, “Not only do you need the developers, but you need the government to work together to come up with solutions.” Florida has proposed a bill that aims to increase funding for workforce, affordable housing developers and limit local rent controls, with the goal of boosting the supply of workforce, affordable housing in the state.