Our mission is to deliver crucial supplies and to help repair and renovate run-down homes in villages. From what I have learned, the living conditions of the people we will meet are about as good as living outside your home every day; some families do not even have a roof over their heads. Bishop Hendricken students have done a lot of good work in Peru over the years, and I am looking forward to being part of that history. After spending over a week getting to know underprivileged adults and children, I expect I will return with many lasting memories of people who have to live in a world that you and I can hardly imagine.
The cost of the trip is around $2,600, so obviously financing this trip will not be easy. We leave in mid-April and will be away for 10 days. To help raise funds, I am asking for a pledge I’m calling “10 for 10,” $10 for 10 days. Of course, any donation would be greatly appreciated no matter the size. I hope you will consider donating to support my efforts.
- Mary Christine Kwiatek
- Donna Crossman
- Cheryl Suglia
- Jon Erica Stanley
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