‘Mija, Yes you can’ project donates school supplies to Center Against Sexual and Family Violence

EL PASO, Texas– After a successful back to school supply drop off event, The Mija project was able to gather school supplies from the community to benefit the children at the Center Against Sexual and Family Violence in El Paso, Texas. Dozens of locals showed their support and stopped by Border City Ale House inContinue reading “‘Mija, Yes you can’ project donates school supplies to Center Against Sexual and Family Violence”

‘Mija, Yes you can’ project accepting school supply donations for Center Against Sexual & Family Violence

EL PASO, Texas– COVID-19 has impacted our community in more ways than one. However, despite the worldwide pandemic many children will be heading back to school this year under different circumstances. Alicia Rascon, Director of Strategic Development at the Center Against Sexual & Family Violence (CASFV), reached out to the Mijas to ask for ourContinue reading “‘Mija, Yes you can’ project accepting school supply donations for Center Against Sexual & Family Violence”

‘Mija, Yes you can’ project donates $400 in T-shirt profits to GiGi’s Playhouse El Paso

EL PASO, Texas– ‘Mija, Yes you can’, a local woman empowerment project donates $400 to GiGi’s Playhouse El Paso, a local Down syndrome achievement center. GiGi’s Playhouse El Paso depends on funds raised through events, but due to the ongoing pandemic, the organization had to postpone its primary fundraiser, the “I have a voice” Gala.  Continue reading “‘Mija, Yes you can’ project donates $400 in T-shirt profits to GiGi’s Playhouse El Paso”

Mija, Yes you can make a difference

Hola Mijas, We continue with our series of blogs that we hope will help educate other women across the country about the issue of social injustice within the Black community. The Mijas reached out to strong, powerful Black women to ask a question that might not be so simple for some to understand. What doesContinue reading “Mija, Yes you can make a difference”

Mija, Yes you can take control of your health, your weight and your life

Hola Mijas, The Mija project gives women of all ages the platform to share their stories of struggle and success in hopes of reaching out to other women who might need a little bit of encouragement themselves. Becky Murillo Huenneke shared her story of being diagnosed with Diabetes on her Facebook page and allowed theContinue reading “Mija, Yes you can take control of your health, your weight and your life”

For the next month, ‘Mija, Yes you can’ project to join forces with GiGi’s Playhouse of El Paso

EL PASO, Texas– Much like many events and organizations, COVID-19 has impacted GiGi’s Playhouse of El Paso. The organization depends on funds raised through events, but due to the ongoing pandemic, the organization had to postpone its primary fundraiser the “I have a voice Gala”.  That’s where the local women’s empowerment project ‘Mija, Yes YouContinue reading “For the next month, ‘Mija, Yes you can’ project to join forces with GiGi’s Playhouse of El Paso”

Mija, Yes you can buy NEW Mija gear!

Hola Mijas, It’s been three months since the Mijas launched “The Mija Project.” In those three months we have sold shirts all across the country! From Texas to California to Washington to Virginia! YOU MIJAS ROCK! We’ve also been able to make our first big donation to UMC’s COVID-19 Compassionate Care Fund. The first ofContinue reading “Mija, Yes you can buy NEW Mija gear!”

‘Mija, yes you can’ project donates $400 in T-shirt profits to UMC’s COVID-19 Compassionate Care Fund

EL PASO, Texas – ‘Mija, Yes you can’, a local woman empowerment project donates $400 to a fund aimed at helping patients and their families who have been affected by COVID-19.  The ‘Mija, Yes you can’ project started back in March. Shortly after its launch, organizers teamed up with the Executive Director at University MedicalContinue reading “‘Mija, yes you can’ project donates $400 in T-shirt profits to UMC’s COVID-19 Compassionate Care Fund”

Mija, Yes you can STILL have our secret recipe to homemade Chico’s Tacos

Hola Mijas, So here we are. Another week of staying at home and another week without Chico’s Tacos being open! *cries in spanish* When we first posted this blog a month ago, the response was overwhelming! 14,589 views and over 400 shares on Facebook. Y’all really do love your Chico’s Tacos! Many of you triedContinue reading “Mija, Yes you can STILL have our secret recipe to homemade Chico’s Tacos”

Mija, yes you can make a Family Milkshake!

Hola Mijas, So we’ve all heard that Kelis song that talks about milkshakes and what not. Cool song, BUT THIS MILKSHAKE WILL NOT BE BRINGING ANY BOYS TO THE YARD! Sorry for yelling. Staying indoors is doing a number on me. Anyways, temperatures are rising and we had a future little Mija chef create aContinue reading “Mija, yes you can make a Family Milkshake!”