2017 Mexico Mission Trip

$7,350 of $25,000 goal

Raised by 68 people in 10 months
Garret Seevers
for Willow Glen United Methodist Church
 SAN JOSE, CA
For most of the past decade, members of the United Methodist Churches of Almaden Hills, Cambrian Park, and Willow Glen have led trips to Mexico to build homes for families in need. Partnering with the non-profit Amor Ministries, our teams will spend four days building two homes for working families in and around Tijuana. It is a transformative experience for both our team and the families we serve.

We are fortunate to be able to participate in a truly intergenerational trip. Our 45 volunteers, of all ages - we have children as young as 10-years-old traveling with their own families, are eager to work on the homes and meet our Mexican families.

In addition to paying for our own travel, our group also pays for all of the materials needed to build the houses for two families.

This year, we are facing rising expenses which are making the trip more challenging. Our costs have increased, due in part to changes which prevent us from taking a single cargo truck across the border with our supplies. This means we will need to rent more smaller vehicles in order to complete the trip. We want to ensure that we CAN build two homes!

To do this, we are asking for your help.

Your donation will go directly towards the costs of the trip and the homes for two hard working families. Your support will help with our transportation costs, as well as supplies for both the houses and the sustenance of our volunteers on this journey.
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To all our friends and family - thank you for your amazing support of our Mexico Mission Trip. In less than a week, 45 awesome teammates are heading to Mexico to build 2 houses in 4 days for 2 well deserving families. Because of your help, we have lessoned the economic burden of the trip and been able to focus our energy and resources on making the trip as successful as possible. All of you made this possible and we are very grateful for every donation to this cause. We will have all of you in our thoughts and prayers as we hammer, saw, mix, and nail on our worksites. We will be sure to share pictures and stories upon our return. Again, thank you for all your support! Sincerely, the Mexico Mission Team 2017.
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Wow! Thank you to everyone who has contributed to our fund raising to support our Mexico Mission trip this summer. You are all amazing and awesome. Your donations will help us build a wonderful home for two deserving families!
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Thank you Bryan Smith for your most generous donation. You re awesome!
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Wow, I am humbled by the generosity of my friends and family! This trip changes the lives of the families we build for and the lives of those doing the building. Thank you for helping us include more teammates in our experience due to your donation. If you can spare anything, we are still accepting donations. Thank you again!
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$7,350 of $25,000 goal

Raised by 68 people in 10 months
Created April 9, 2017
Funds raised will benefit:
Willow Glen United Methodist Church
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San Jose, CA
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15 days ago
BH
$100
Bonnie Home
7 months ago

For the Morgan family, with thanks for your generosity.

TK
$50
Tony King
7 months ago

Great stuff! Glad you're doing this and look forward to hearing how it goes

DJ
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Deborah St. Julien
8 months ago

for Sue Bowling

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8 months ago
$100
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8 months ago
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Mary Ellen & Chris Stewart
8 months ago

Good Job Schwartz family!!

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