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2017 Christmas Catalogue!

DRMT 2017 Christmas Catalogue
Want your Christmas gift to bless the person receiving it as well as someone in the bateyes? Take a look at the online DR Mission Team Christmas Giving Catalog below and make a difference! One hundred percent of all donations to the DRMT go directly to help and bless those in need. A certificate will be shared with donors that can then be given to someone as a gift during the holidays.

 

Build a Bed for $250

Give the gift of sleep this holiday season! Your donation will go directly to providing a bunk bed and mattress for a batey resident in desperate need. 

 

Sponsor Fulfilling Smiles for $500

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DR Mission Team on Social Media

Follow the DR Mission Team year-round on social media here, or search with the hashtags #DRMT17, #drmissionteam, or see posts from last year's trips at #DRMT16.

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$500 Scholarships Available for 2018 Dominican Republic Mission Trip

The Wallingford Foundation (the charitable arm of the Wallingford Rotary Club) is again offering the "Ken Sause DR Scholarship" – two $500 scholarship for Wallingford teenagers/students to be part of the 2018 Wallingford Dominican Republic Mission Team. To be eligible, students must between 15 - 19 years old by July 1, 2018, and their primary residence must be Wallingford, Conn., or a full-time student in Wallingford. The deadline for submitting the application is December 1, 2017, and this summer's mission trip to the Dominican Republic is set for Friday, June 29 to Sunday, July 8, 2018.

Corey Burke Story in Huffington Post

Please take a moment and take in the inspirational video and story about Corey Burke, the 21 year old Quinnipiac University student who lost her battle with cancer but is still inspiring many both in the bateyes and here in the US.

Read the Huffington Post story on Corey Burke here.

DRMT Notecards to Support FulFilling Smiles Food Program

"The eyes are the window to the soul"

The perfect stocking stuffer, Christmas gift, or way to say thank you – check out these Dominican Republic Mission Team notecards featuring some of the beautiful children of the bateyes and Kilometer 6! They are just $10 for a pack of 10 cards and envelopes, and due to our generous designer and printer, 100% of that money will go to feed the people of the bateyes through FulFILLing Smiles!

Please email Aimee or call 203-631-5667 to order your cards. There are a variety of payment options available here.

Live from #DRMT15 on Social Media

Take a moment and scroll through the social media posts from the 2015 Dominican Republic Mission Team, tagged with the hashtag #DRMT15. Most of these were posted on Instagram and Twitter while the 132 volunteers were serving in La Romana, DR, from June 26-July 11, 2015.  

Personal Blogs from the 2015 DR Mission Team Volunteers

The Wallingford, CT-based Dominican Republic Mission Team sent 132 volunteers to serve the very poor in the bateyes and barrios of La Romana, DR, between June 26-July 11, 2015. Now that all are home and back in the US, read the heart-felt personal reflections from team members on the DRMT Blog.

You also can find hundreds of photos, video, and posts by searching the hashtag #DRMT15 on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Please comment, like, and share!

Visit the DRMT Blog now!

 

 

DR Mission Team Experience a huge success!

The DR Mission Team Experience, held on April 10 at New Life Mountain Ridge, Wallingford, celebrated the efforts of hundreds of local volunteers and supporters who are bringing help and hope the poor in La Romana, Dominican Republic. Hundreds of guests at this year's event enjoyed a spectacular silent auction, fabulous hors d’oeuvres and treats, inspiring live music, and a very special  interactive experience.
 
The night also featured some very special guests from La Romana, Dominican Republic including Pastor Elza Phanord and her daughter, Johanne, as well as Moises Sifren, the

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