Casa De Belen Orphanage Trip Details
MEETUP TIME: 8:30am (sign-in/registration/packing/carpool assignments/devotion).
WHERE TO MEET: Look for the parking lot near the grass and bathroom behind Liberty Station towards the back of
Crown Ace Hardware
2750 Dewey Road
San Diego, CA 92106
DEPARTURE TIME: 9:15am (caravan to the border where we receive parking passes). Then we walk across to taxis waiting for us on the other side of the border.
COST: $40 per person.
This covers parking passes before the border, taxi transportation in TJ, food for the kids and our lunch, overhead for the ministry, and love offering for the orphanage. We accept cash payment at registration or online at http://www.unity4orphans.com/give
WHAT TO BRING: Passport and/or driver's license. Also, a small personal backpack (for your water bottle/power bar/other dietary needs), a hat, modest clothing, a good attitude and flexible spirit. Luggage with wheels we can use for the day to wheel "in-kind" donations or food/toys/activities for our children.
LIST OF ITEMS WE NEED EVERY TRIP:
* luggage with wheels
* baby wipes
* hand sanitizer
* trash bags
* water bottles and power bars (for our fellow volunteers)
WHAT WE WILL DO: We will connect with the kids by giving them one-on-one attention across several activities -- craft station, story time, relay games, free play, and in ESL class.
ABOUT CASA DE BELEN:http://www.unity4orphans.com/trips/tijuana-mexico/about-casa-de-hogar-belen
A FEW MORE DETAILS:
For our FIRST-TIME VOLUNTEERS, to expedite registration, please email us at [email protected]
to receive 3 pages of registration forms to be filled out and brought to registration
OR join our group https://www.facebook.com/groups/unity4orphans/
click on "FILES" and you will see the same 3 registration pages.
Also, please eat breakfast and/or bring some snacks and a water bottle. Lunch will be provided. This is an all-day event. We should be back across the border by 5pm or earlier, pending the lines at the border.
Please RSVP here or at [email protected]
so that we can make plans for enough transportation, food, etc.
Feel free to invite a friend or two with hearts for service and pass along this info to anyone who may be interested. Thank you!
I'm looking forward to meeting you and the time we will enjoy with the kids and the team!
- Joe Brandi