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DAY 2 | Dominican Republic

DAY 2 | Dominican Republic 2012

Our team of 22 students, 3 teachers, and 13 parents are spending their Thanksgiving break ministering to those in the Dominican Republic. Working alongside the Manny Mota Foundation they have been delivering uniforms and toys to children in the area and will 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! 

Another great day in the DR. We got a chance to go to two Christian schools here. We performed songs, a puppet show, a dramatic skit, and we colored with them. We handed out some of the uniforms that we shipped with the money from all of the support of Jamba Juice, all thanks to your help. We even passed out Spanish Bibles that the FCS 2nd grade classes bought, along with candy collected from Halloween. The number of kids at the foundation doubled from yesterday, and there will be even more tomorrow. Over all it was another amazing day in the Dominican Republic!

-Nick Jabarra

This is morning devotions on the beach before heading to the foundation.

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One comment on “DAY 2 | Dominican Republic

  1. Anonymous
    November 21, 2012

    Everyone looks like they are having a great time. Enjoy Thanksgiving tomorrow.

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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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