Trip to Volunteer in Kenya

Hello! I hope this letter finds you and your family well. I am now in my second year of college studying psychology at Lee University. I love this school and the Christian foundation it stands on. Lee has a "Global Perspectives" program that requires students to go on an international trip. I have always had a desire to travel to Africa and an opportunity has presented itself for me to go to Kenya and work in an orphanage.

            On May 13th, I will be departing with my close friend, Caitlyn Milheron, on a long plane ride to Nairobi. The program is called "Volunteer HQ." They aid thousands of people every year through volunteer efforts abroad. Due to the high incidences of poverty and illness, orphanages in Kenya host anywhere between 50-300 children at a time with a consistently high demand for volunteer assistance. We will be aiding the orphanages in cooking, cleaning, washing, caring, feeding, playing with, and entertaining the children.

            While I am thrilled about the cultural experience that will be gained from our journey, I am even more excited about God's leading us to these children. Volunteer HQ, which will place Caitlyn and I with a host family who will house, feed and allow us to attend their church services. During our twenty-one day experience, I know God will present opportunities for us to show the Kenyan people His love and mercy.

With the support of this program, I am able to keep the cost of accommodations low, however travel expenses are extremely high. I have taken a weekend job and any possible opportunities to earn and save money, but I cannot accomplish this alone. I humbly ask you and your family for any support you are able to offer. I need both prayer and financial backing. The entire trip will cost us each $3000- any money contributed above this goal will go towards supplies for the orphanages.

If you would like to support my trip financially, there are two options: 1) Mail a check made out to "Tori Stutzman" (message me for address), or 2) donate here at http://www.gofundme.com/1n1hh4?pc=fb_cr. I truly appreciate anyway you can support this adventure. I know God is going to do great things.

Thank you so much for your time and support and I appreciate any way you are able to help out!

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    • $10 
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Tori Stutzman 
Organizer
Castle Rock, CO
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