Date:

October 15, 2019

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Mexico | HawaiiFranceThailand-Cambodia | BC First Nations | Abbotsford / Mission

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Team Mexico

Co-led by Brad Knodel and Nancy Marazzi along with other MEI volleyball coaches & MEI alumni, this team will be spending the first week of Spring Break serving at Casa de Luz in Primo Tapia, Mexico.  This opportunity is available only for current players on one of the MEI Secondary boys’ or girls’ volleyball teams.
(Anticipated fundraising target: $1400)


Team Hawaii

Co-led by Myra Wieler, Jessica Pool and Grant Wardle, this team will be spending the first week of Spring Break in Lihue, Kauai serving alongside David & Carly Iwai and the Aloha Church in their local community.
(Anticipated fundraising target: $2000)


Team France

Co-led by Vanessa Drew and Christian Girard, this team will be spending approximately 12 days of Spring Break serving at the Jacques Lefevre Institute in Franceville on the Normandy Coast.
(Anticipated fundraising target: $3200)


Team Thailand-Cambodia

Co-led by Marci and Geoff Dirks, this team will be spending approximately 12 days of Spring Break serving alongside Ricky & Karen Sanchez and other Thai and Cambodian church pastors at the Abundant Life Home and local churches in Chonburi, Thailand and Poipet, Cambodia.
(Anticipated fundraising target: $2800)


Team BC First Nations

Co-led by Marc and Hilary Bergen, this team will be spending the first week of Spring Break working with and in a BC First Nations community. The exact community has not yet been selected.
(Anticipated fundraising target: $500-$1000)


Team Abbotsford / Mission

Co-led by Grant Brittain, Monika Peters, Josh Boldt, Jamie Tinsley, and Zachary Ellsworth, this team will spend five days during the first week of Spring Break rotating between five local organizations (eg. MCC, Abbotsford Bank, Punjabi ministry, etc.) right here in our own neighbourhoods. It is anticipated that student and leaders will be staying nights at local accommodations and will be “away from home” for at least five nights.
(Anticipated fundraising target: under $500)