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DAY 1 | Dominican Republic

DAY 1 | Dominican Republic 2012

Our team of students, teachers, and parents traveled many hours yesterday to reach the Dominican Republic for their week long service project. Over the next few days our team will be working alongside the Manny Mota Foundation to deliver uniforms and toys to children in the area and even prepare a traditional, American Thanksgiving dinner to hundreds of people. We will be following them closely and updating our blog with the latest pictures and video of their adventures. Please check back often! 

Today was truly an eye-opening experience.  It was a shock to see how many kids needed food and clothing whereas, we were full from breakfast and had closets full of clothes. It made us realize just how blessed we were and how many gifts God has given America.

It was great to see our group come together and help the needs of the people no matter the circumstance.  Like Spencer, Nick, Tyler, and Chase for example; despite the humidity and the heat they cleared away a pile of rocks without any complaining. Ryan was cheerfully handed a group of boys items even after they were physically tackling him.  All the others did great things in Gods eyes.  It was truly great to see God work through them.

-Elisabeth Robles

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3 comments on “DAY 1 | Dominican Republic

  1. Mr. G
    November 20, 2012

    Thanks for the update! We’re proud of our students and praying God will use them to be a blessing to many!

  2. Anonymous
    November 20, 2012

    Sounds like a very rewarding day! DR Krew 2012, know that you are in our thoughts and prayers while you are blessing the people of the Dominican. We enjoyed reading the blog and seeing the pictures. Keep up the good work while you are on this wonderful journey. Blessings, The DeFina Family

  3. Doreen
    November 20, 2012

    Sounds like a very rewarding day! DR Krew 2012, know that you are in our thoughts and prayers while you are on this wonderful journey. We enjoyed reading the blog and seeing the pictures. Keep up the good work.
    Blessings, The De Fina Family

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Our medical clinic saw 98 patients today! Our students served food, distributes shoes, played with kids, painted nails, and ultimately shared the love of Christ with children at the Manny Mota Foundation today. Read more... link in profile. FCS alumni, Sophia Lorey, was so impacted by her 8th grade trip to the DR that she returned this year, her senior year of high school, with our team! Read about her experience today on the blog! Blog.foothillchristian.org Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. today and all he stood for. He was a courageous leader who non-violently resisted injustice, ignited hope among the marginalized, showed love in the face of hate, and empowered a community looking for direction in a time of turmoil. “There comes a time when silence is betrayal.” #mlk #mlkjrday #oneschoolsresponse First day of serving in the DR completed. The team organized and set up the medical clinic/pharmacy and all of the donations that were sent ahead to be distributed tomorrow. Our students were able to play with the kids nearby, playing baseball and painting the girls nails. They are ready for a big day tomorrow serving many people in need of medical aide, food, and clothing. To read more about each day from our students’ perspective follow blog.foothillchristian.org.
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