Jess' Medical Volunteer Trip

Having just graduated from the RPN Program and awaiting to write my licensing exam, I am eager to join the workforce and put my newly gained skills to good use.  I don't anticipate receiving my final RPN Licence until the middle of November.  So... What better thing to do with my down time than to volunteer?!

On November 6th, I will be heading to Guatemala with Possibilities International for 9 days of "Paying it Forward" (www.iam1ru.com).  I will be part of a small team of 13 that will be focused on building 4 homes for the homeless as well as working in a medical clinic providing much needed care for those who require medical assistance.  Each day I will work passionately, tending to locals from newborn to elder.  Together, we will help almost 300 people a day.

Although I am extremely excited to "give back" and very eager to dedicate my time, this trip is expensive.   Besides the $2,400 for flight & accomodation expenses, we are also asked to bring much needed items such as vitamins, pregnancy tests, and personal hygeine products to distribute.  I am also required to bring all of my own nursing supplies including clean scrubs for six days.

Being a recent grad, I would appreciate all and any support you are willing to give.  Every little $10 or $20 donation would go a long way in not only ensuring the less fortunte receive the care they need, but also that this meaningful expedition starts me off on the right foot upon my return.

Thank you in advance for all donations.  I will be sure to post updates and pictures while abroad so that you can see the impact your generous donations have made.

Jess 
XO
  • Tamara Munroe  
    • $100 
    • 49 mos
  • Elizabeth Hilton 
    • $100 
    • 49 mos
  • Renee Blake 
    • $25 
    • 49 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 49 mos
  • Anne & Matt Sims 
    • $50 
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Organizer

Jessie Hilton 
Organizer
Whitby, ON
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