Las Matas de Farfan will forever hold a place in my heart. Helping the people in this town is truly my passion.
Hogar Infantil la Milagrosa, located in Las Matas de Farfan, DR, is the guardaria where our mission is focused.
Our mission in the Dominican Republic is a multifaceted operation. Our main mission is the support of a guardaria, which is essentially a place that serves as a free daycare to preschool age kids and offers them two square meals a day (that they would not receive at home). I have a million adorable pictures […]
Surrounding yourself with supportive and like-minded people is very important in every area of life. It is especially important when you are a missionary and rely on the financial and moral support of your friends, families and other people in your life to make your dreams of helping others to come true. My friend, JuanMartin, […]
The past few days have been pretty crazy as everybody in my area (South Florida) has been monitoring the path of and preparing for Hurricane Irma. This storm has some of the fastest recorded wind speeds ever and has the potential to do some damage. As we have been clearing the shelves of the grocery […]
If you keep up with my blog or follow me on any form of social media, you know that I went on my third mission trip to Las Matas de Farfan. You saw the pictures of us and the kids and my sister and I riding horses and my mom’s new pet chicken, Suzie. You […]
I am proud to say that in the past week, I took part in a beautiful mission during which over 300 books, 30 coloring books, 12 sets of flashcards, 20 packs of crayons, hundreds of pairs of shoes, nearly 1000 outfits, lots of school supplies, and lots of love were distributed to the wonderful people […]
Last semester, I took a class called Social Ethics that basically dealt with different social issues from environmental issues to poverty to the death penalty. We were presented liberal and conservative views in many different cultures on many topics. Our running assignment was to keep an online journal to reflect on the issues and ethics […]
Last night, I was up until nearly 5 AM with crazy thoughts running through my head. If you know me, you know that my bedtime is 10:20 PM (realistically, like, 11:30 PM). I am basically a grandma and I have no shame. Last night was truly something else. I kept praying and praying because that […]