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Welcome to The Cancino Sr Foundation

About Us


Our board members

Co-Founder/Treasurer Melba Cancino

Co-Founder & Executive Director

Jesse H Cancino II -

President Dr Pamela Santone

Vice-President Laryssa Gonzales

Secretary Michelle Puente-Vasquez


Our history

First established as The Alex Puente Foundation from 2009-2016, in memory of our beloved nephew & godson Alex Puente and his memorial scholarship The Alex Puente Memorial Scholarship -

as of March 2017 we are now The Cancino Sr Foundation a 501(c)(3)Non-Profit Public Charity


Our mission

Established as a memorial for Jesse Cancino, Sr., to provide assistance and support for post-secondary education to members of the community while raising awareness of pediatric cancers through financial assistance, community events and educational activities in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.