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FUMCCV Mexico Mission 2017

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Mission Project update
December 15, 2016

I received word this week that the slabs were being poured for the two houses we will be building, also we should know within the next couple  See more
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THE STORY:

GREAT NEWS:  We were able to reduce the total needed through this campaing from $15,000 to $7,350 due to gifts that we received direct to the church.  this means we are already half way to funding this misison trip.  Read below and consider helping us make it all the way!!  

Homelessness, food insecurity, poverty level wages, lack of health care, sub standard education and poor living conditions....any one of these leads to a mountain of challenges in life; now imagine if your family suffered under all of them at the same time. This is the case for many people in the regions of Northern Mexico as they migrate north and eventually bump into a border/immigration boundary at the US border and get "stuck" in Northern Mexico along with millions of others. Not only are the families overwhelmed but also are the governmental systems leaving little hope for life. At First United Methodist Church of Chula Vista we understand that one of our biblical mandates is to care for our neighbor and being only 7 miles north of the US/Mexico border means these people are our neighbors. This year, as we have in the past five, we will send a team of ~30 people to Ensenada, Mexico working with YUGO Ministries to build two homes for families that are now homeless. this home means more money for food, improved health, less likelihood of a broken family, better conditions for the kids meaning better performance in school and more. FUMCCV does work throughout the year to serve this population, but the winter mission trip has become the centerpiece of this work. It is a powerful experience for the family receiving the home and perhaps even more powerful for the builders of the home -- realizing that we really do have the ability to drastically altar one another's life for the good is a great lesson to learn. Our team will include professional builders, people who have no idea what they are doing, retired folks, young kids working alongside their parents, multiple generations of one family, college students, men, women......all taking time away from work, school and family and all paying to be a part of the experience. The fundraising we will do is to purchase building materials for the construction project and basics for the homes like beds and a kitchen table.

$375

MONEY RAISED
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  • Kathleen Mulligan and David Studwell

    $25

  • Karl Bunker

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Mike Mess

    $25

  • Anonymous

     

  • The Keeners

    $50

  • Ella's Aunt Ellen & Dennis

     

  • BryAnne

    $25

  • ELIZABETH LOPEZ

    $50

  • Lori & Wes Potterton

    $25

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9% Raised of $4,000 Goal

The Team: $375 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Brian Parcel

Amount Raised

$225

 

6% Raised of $4,000 Goal

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AthenaJean Mesina

Amount Raised

$75

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Karl Bunker

Amount Raised

$50

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Jason Yamaoka

Amount Raised

$25

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Leslie Bunker

Amount Raised

$0

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Sharyl Mesina

Amount Raised

$0

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Kati Schmitz

Amount Raised

$0

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Melissa Spence

Amount Raised

$0

 

0% Raised of $500 Goal

Donor Comments

Lori & Wes Potterton

Lori & Wes Potterton

DONATION: $25

Karl and Leslie are our hero's! 2 years ago

ELIZABETH LOPEZ

ELIZABETH LOPEZ

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

BryAnne

BryAnne

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Ella's Aunt Ellen & Dennis

Ella's Aunt Ellen & Dennis

In memory of Ella's Great Granny & Grandfather 2 years ago

The Keeners

The Keeners

DONATION: $50

Have fun Gus and Ella! 2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

2 years ago

Mike Mess

Mike Mess

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Karl Bunker

Karl Bunker

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Kathleen Mulligan and David Studwell

Kathleen Mulligan and David Studwell

DONATION: $25

A tribute to Pastor Brian, who is a constant source of inspiration and strength. 2 years ago