ASSIST-JC 2019 Dominican Republic Mission Trip

January 29, 2019

Dear All Souls Family,

 

Our All Souls members Skip and Jane House are getting ready for their mission trip to the Dominican Republic.  They will be taking extra luggage filled with needed items for the medical clinics and for the Haitian families.  Haitians travel across the border to get work in the Dominican Republic.  In doing so they have lost their Haitian citizenship, are very poor, and are discriminated against.  Our All Souls members will be working in the Good Samaritan Hospital in La Romana (started by Haitian and American volunteers) and in the Bateyes (camps in the sugar cane fields) on construction projects, providing medical clinics, and delivering donated food to the families of Haitian sugar cane workers. 

 

Donations are greatly needed for this mission trip.  Please see the list of requested items below and bring what you can into the church office by Sunday, February 17th.  If you would like a pickup or if you have any questions you can call Jane at 207.989.0007. 

 

Gifts of Money is very much appreciated to cover the fee for extra luggage, for building materials, additional medical and hygiene supplies, and to purchase food for the families.  Checks should be made payable to All Souls Church with DR Mission in the memo line.

 

OR YOU CAN HELP by donating needed items:

 

Items for the Medical Clinic - Please check the expiration dates as we cannot dispense expired items -

  • Tums &/or Calcium Supplements

  • Multi Vitamins (Adults & Children but please NO gummies)

  • Pre-Natal Vitamins

  •  Anti-Diarrhea Medications

  • Tylenol/Acetaminophen (Adult, Children, and Infant drops)

  • Antifungal Creams

  • Zantac, Pepcid and other acid reducers

  • Antibiotic creams/ointments

  • Senokot/Colace/Laxatives

  • Caladryl Anti-Itch Lotion

  • Eye Drops

  • Pepto Bismol

 

Items for Hygiene Packs:

  • Toothbrushes

  • Soap

  • Facecloths

  • Combs

  • Hair Pics

  • Moisturizers (cannot accept extra-large sizes of moisturizers)

 

Gifts for Children:

  • Stickers

  • Colored Pencils

  • Pencils and Sharpeners

  • Paper

  • Ribbons

  • Nerf Balls

  • Beany Babies

  • Other Small Items

 

Thank you for your support and prayers!

 

 

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