Esparza, de 44 años, un líder prominente como presidente de la Asociación del Vecindario de Washington, dijo que estaba demasiado avergonzado para pedir ayuda. Pero los vecinos lo convencieron de cambiar de opinión y lo ayudaron a crear un GoFundMe.
Jesus Esparza, 44, president of the Washington Neighborhood Association, said he was too embarrassed to ask for help. But neighbors convinced him to change his mind and helped him create a GoFundMe.
The Long Beach community has rallied behind local leader Martha Cota, executive director of Latinos in Action, and her family after her husband contracted COVID-19 and subsequently hospitalized.