Walton & Post Donation

A big thank you to Walton & Post Inc. for your incredibly generous food donation which will reach those in need locally in Miami and abroad!

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10 years with our angel…

A decade later…  Sharing some beautiful words from Nicole’s sister, Natalia.  ••• 10 years ago today my life changed forever. My sister/best friend/soulmate transitioned from my angel on earth to my guardian angel in spirit. Death is desperately unfair, incomprehensible, … Continue reading

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Charitable Acts Challenge

Let the games begin! Excited to announce our #charitableactschallenge in honor of Nicole’s 10th anniversary in heaven. From now until Nov 3, send us recordings of your act(s) of kindness and you will be automatically entered for a chance to … Continue reading

Fundraising for Cuba

We are having a special collection for Cuba that is focused on oxygen concentrators. We were contacted by the Outreach Aid to the Americas organization, because of the work we have done in Haiti and have been asked to collaborate … Continue reading

Summer Updates

April M.A.S. Foundation joined alliance with La Liga Contra Cancer, and 2 mobile units were sent to St. Ann’s Mission in Homestead to perform mammograms for preventative action June 12 oxygen concentrators were shipped to Haiti Continued mammograms at St. … Continue reading

Haiti Earthquake Relief

As many of you may recall, Nicole played a major contributory role during her time at UNIBE medical school during the 2010 Haiti Earthquake relief efforts. Much of her efforts during this time can be viewed in our Gallery section. … Continue reading

Back To School Packages

Over 100 bags stuffed and ready for shipping to Hogar Escuela Rosa Duarte Girls Orphanage in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic! Thanks to our helpers and all those who donated! The following items were included: Backpack Soap bars Deodorant Hair brush … Continue reading

2021 WCS Scholarship Winner

Congratulations to this year’s WCS Nicole E. Mas MD Humanitarian Award winner – Joy Castano! Joy is the senior class president and has been an important part of Student Leadership the last few years with her work on Warrior Week. … Continue reading

In Loving Memory of Lourdes & Jose Paneda

Lourdes Sampedro Paneda (August 25, 1932 – November 24, 2020) Jose Manuel “Pepín” Paneda (January 24, 1931 – January 7, 2021) Nicole’s great aunt & great uncle have been welcomed home to God. Pepín passed away in Miami, Florida, his … Continue reading

In Memory of Rosa Marina Diaz

In loving memory of Rosa Marina Diaz. The Mas Family sends their condolences and a heartfelt thank you to our wonderful friends, the Monroig-Diaz Family. Our angels are now together. 😇 •••  Join us in celebrating the life of Rosa … Continue reading

In Memory of Carmen Sampedro Mas

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February 22, 1928 – June 28, 2020 Carmen S. Mas, better known as “Mani” or Abuela, peacefully returned to God on the morning of June 28th surrounded by her four children in the comfort of her home. She is reunited … Continue reading

COVID-19: Where to donate blood?

As many of you are aware, there is a critical need for Blood & Platelets in light of the Coronavirus pandemic. As long as you remain completely asymptomatic and have been participating in strict quarantine, click the link below and … Continue reading

Heart-4-Heart @ WCS 2020

We were able to donate a total of $5,000 to Heart-4-Heart this year thanks to you continuous love, participation, and support! Please check out our photos in the gallery 🙂

6th Annual Maurice’s Jewelers Event

Please join us for the 6th Annual M.A.S. Foundation “Private Night of Shopping” at Maurice’s Jewelers! The more you buy, the more you take home for FREE! Sales extend from November 15 – December 31st. If you are unable to … Continue reading

8 Years Later

In honor and remembrance of her beautiful life and soul, we commemorate the eighth anniversary of Nicole’s passing home to God on October 12th. We want to give a heartfelt THANK YOU to all of our supporters, followers, volunteers, family … Continue reading

In Memory of Dale I. Graham

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In Memory of Dale I. Graham September 2, 1940 – May 8, 2019 “Dale I. Graham, beloved husband, father, and grandfather passed away on May 8, 2019 in Kendall, FL at the age of 78. Dale served as Senior Vice … Continue reading

En Memoria de Benigno Jose Millares

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In Memory of Benigno Jose Millares November 11, 1937 – May 5, 2019 A dear family friend of ours has passed away earlier this week. In lieu of flowers, the Millares family has generously requested to donate to our foundation. … Continue reading

Maurice’s Jewelers – Private Night of Shopping!

Please join us on Saturday, December 1st at 7pm for a private night of shopping at Maurice’s Jewelers! The more you buy, the more you will take home for free!  There will be exquisite jewelry, massive deals, and a raffle … Continue reading

2018 Update

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Hello! Sorry for the hiatus. Please check out the Gallery tab for the latest updates on recent events, including: Holiday Toy Drives – including Baptist Hospital & Jackson Hospital Heart-4-Heart Fundraiser at Westminster Christian School Back to School Packaging for … Continue reading

Remembering Dr. Ildefonso R. Mas

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Our beloved family patriarch, “Abuelo,” has returned home to God. On Friday, July 13th, Ildefonso Rafael Mas passed away at age 94 surrounded by his family and loved ones. For those who wish to celebrate his life, please join us … Continue reading

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Heart -4- Heart Child Operation Fundraiser

Come join our fundraiser at the Westminster Christian School JV & Varsity Boys Basketball games vs. Miami Country Day School on Tuesday January 30, JV @ 6:00 pm Varsity @ 7:30 pm! Thanks to the generous support of WCS, proceeds … Continue reading

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Maurice’s Early Black Friday Sales


Christmas toy distribution event at St. Ann’s

Saturday 12/2/17 event Begins at 2:00pm

Maurice’s Private Shopping Event

Friday 12/1 – 7:00pm til closing Please RSVP to Meaghan@mauricesjewelers.com

Maurice’S Early Black Friday Sale

Maurice’s Jewelers (located at 11865 S Dixie Hwy, Miami, FL 33156  (305) 253-5740), loyal supporters of the Foundation since day one, are having a ” BLACK FRIDAY SPECIAL”  from November 15th thru December 31st!!!!!   A large percentage of all sales where you mention the M.A.S. Foundation will be donated to the … Continue reading

Marjory Stoneman Douglas Chocolate Festival

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Thanks to Patty Lopez and Marjory Stoneman Douglas Elementary, their Chocolate Festival raised $1,200 for our foundation! This is the third annual donation from Lopez & her team of students.  

April Updates!

Hello Everyone! We hope everyone is thriving in the first few months of 2017. We have a few updates for you all on the latest, and the exciting projects coming up! Through the Heart-4-Heart event held at Westminster Christian School … Continue reading

Heart-4-Heart Fundraiser Jan. 31!

It’s that time of year again! Please join us in rooting for the Westminster Christian School Warriors boys’ basketball squads as we fundraise for a child’s life-saving procedure from the International Kids Fun (IKF). Thanks always to Dr. Madeleen Mas … Continue reading

St. Ann’s Mission Baby Shower- Oct. 15

Hello Everyone! Thank you to all who contributed to our Baby Shower Collection last weekend at St. Thomas in preparation for the expectant mothers-in-need at St. Ann’s Mission. We raised $1700 for these lovely mothers-to-be thanks to your help!! The … Continue reading

Haiti Relief Collection

Over 800 Haitian casualties and counting from the devastation of #HurricaneMatthew We are now implementing a Haiti Relief Collection. The container will be shipped the first week of November. We are collecting a range of supplies including wheelchairs, walkers, crutches, … Continue reading

Baby Shower Collection

This weekend we will be having our annual baby shower drive for the expectant mothers-in-need of St. Ann’s Mission! Any contribution of the sort is accepted! From monetary donations to onesies, diapers, soap, creams, bottles, blankets, wheelchairs, crutches, etc.  Location: … Continue reading

Missionaries of Charity (Overtown) Update

Hello Everyone! We recently sent 115 loaded backpacks to the Missionaries of Charity in Overtown, Miami. Each backpack had a variety of supplies including notebooks, pencils, pens, crayons, rulers and more! There are about 800 kids in Haiti that are … Continue reading

Humanitarian Scholarship Winners- Update!

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We love to hear about the progress of our past Nicole E. Mas M.D. Humanitarian Award recipients. Thanks to the help of Westminster Christian School, we have updates! Congratulations to the 2013 award recipient, Theresa Ferran, on graduating (an entire year early!) … Continue reading

2016 Heart-4-Heart Procedure Recipient: Juana Rosalina Sanchez

Everyone meet 4-year-old Juana Rosalinda Sanchez! She is the beautiful recipient of this year’s Heart-4-Heart Cause procedure. Join us tomorrow at Westminster Christian School to help raise funds & meet Juana- it is up to us to help make a … Continue reading

Silent Auction Sneak Peek!

JAN 26- Save the Date! WCS Fundraiser for Heart-4-Heart Cause

St. Ann’s Mission Thanksgiving/Christmas Drive

This year we will be preparing Thanksgiving food packages for just over 100 families! Thanks to the continuous support and generosity of KLA School in Palmetto Bay, as they are helping us spearhead this year’s Thanksgiving Food Drive. This past … Continue reading

St. Ann’s Baby Shower Collection

This weekend, October 10-12, we celebrate the 4th anniversary of our angel Nicole going home to God! There will be a mass in her honor on Monday, October 12 at 8:00 am. This weekend, however, there are many masses between Saturday and … Continue reading

Heart-4-Heart Fundraiser: Success!

After a wonderful event at WCS with students, athletes, friends, parents, and other members of the community, we were able to raise $5,000 towards the International Kids Fund (IFK). What an amazing accomplishment and turn out! Also, a big thank … Continue reading

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Summer Catch Up!

Hello All! Since it has been quite some time since our last update, we apologize! We would like to update you on the amazing summer projects we accomplished. Be sure to check out the Gallery section to see our summer … Continue reading

WCS Fundraiser Save the Date!

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Saying Our Goodbyes to Mother Theresa’s Garden for the Poor

Hello All! As many of you know, back in December of 2011, we created a working garden here in Miami on St. Thomas the Apostle School property. Named “Mother Theresa’s Garden for the Poor,” the garden was dedicated in honor of Nicole. … Continue reading

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2014 Holiday Collection

It’s that special time of year to come together and spread Christmas spirit for children in need. We are requesting monetary and toy donations! TOYS will be sent to St. Ann’s Mission in Homestead, FL. MONEY donations will be used … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Update!

Happy Saturday Everyone! With Thanksgiving just around the corner, we have been able to purchase the following with the help of KLA Palmetto Bay School and your donations: – 20 12-lb. Turkeys – Rice – Beans – Corn – Potatoes … Continue reading

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‘M’ for Medicina – coming soon!

Hope everyone is having a blessed weekend. Keep your eyes peeled because we have an exciting addition to our website coming up soon!! ~ ‘M’ for Medicina ~ …will be an ongoing monthly blog that will be created to further … Continue reading

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St. Ann’s Mission Baby Shower Gifts are ready!

We were able to produce a total of *35* loaded baby shower gift packages for these blessed mothers. The following were included in these celebratory gift packages: – Bath Tubs – Onesies (6-12 months & 24 months) – Diapers – … Continue reading

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3rd Anniversary Mass & Mothers-to-be Baby Shower at St. Ann’s Mission

In honor of the third year Nicole has spent celebrating eternal life with God (she passed on October 12), St. Ann’s Mission will be dedicating a morning mass in her honor. We would be humbled and appreciative for any and … Continue reading

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Haiti Relief Continued!

Just as Nicole went constantly back and forth from the Dominican Republic to Haiti during the disaster relief efforts, we are sending out support too! We are currently setting up a major shipment to 9 hospitals and hospice homes. BIG thanks to Vitas … Continue reading

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Flyers are up!

Hello All! For those of you who we cannot personally reach to give our flyers to- no worries! The flyers will to come to you! Check it out & we will see you, friends, families, and peers on October 6th- … Continue reading

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Update on Festival!

We have finalized the date of our First Annual M.A.S. Foundation Festival which will be held on SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6th from 10 AM – 6 PM at St. Thomas the Apostle School (7377 SW 64th St, South Miami, FL 33143). … Continue reading

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First Annual M.A.S. Foundation Festival for Mother Teresa’s Garden

We are excited to announce the First Annual M.A.S. Foundation Festival for Mother Teresa’s Garden the weekend of October 5th 2013. There will be many events as part of this festival including a domino tournament, sports for the kids, tours … Continue reading

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2012 M.A.S. Foundation Holiday Collection


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Maurice’s Jewelers Holiday Party and Fundraising Event

Let’s get together to share a night of friendship, fundraising, and fancy jewelry! Not only will there be great company, food, cocktails, and prizes, a portion of all proceeds will go to the MAS Foundation for our holiday drive! I … Continue reading

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One Year Anniversary Mass

Hi Everyone! We can’t believe it has been almost one year! In honor of our beloved Nicole, we would like to invite anyone who would like to join us to celebrate her life and the one year anniversary of her … Continue reading

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