Twenty girls from all over North America are accepted into the program. With a campus right next to St. Peter's Basilica, she'll have the opportunity to attend daily morning Mass, explore the Vatican and see the Pope. She'll also have daily lessons in Art History and Italian, followed by tours throughout the city of Rome. Bella Vita also includes a four day trip to Florence, day trips throughout Italy and cooking classes in Italian cuisine! This summer program is a once-in- a-lifetime opportunity for her. I cannot imagine a better way for her to learn, prepare for life at college and make new friends.
￼For those who don't know our family, she is the eldest of 5 children and the only girl.
This trip would be impossible for our family to send her on. We are hoping and praying that with donations, we can send our daughter on a once in a lifetime, amazing trip. Our hope for her is to deepen her Catholic faith while experincing so much of the history of the faith. We also hope she can really learn from experiencing a new culture and see things she has never seen before but in pictures!
The trip is from June 28th to July 18th. We need to start making deposits on the trip so we definitely need to start raising funds now. The cost of the program is just shy of $5000 plus the airfare from New York to Rome which is $750. We also have to raise the funds to fly her to New York. If possible, Mark or I would like you fly with her to New York to see her off.
If you have any questions about the trip or different ways of donating, please don't hesitate to contact me.
Thank you so much for considering a donation! Our family is grateful for any support.
- James and Kim Smith
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