Mission Trip 2019, Puerto Rico Recovery

We are feeling called to respond to the great need and long term recovery in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria. In many ways they have been forgotten.

We have been in contact with PCUSA/PDA and Lutheran Social Services as partners in our recovery mission. So, we are reaching out to the usual suspects first.

When: April 6-13, 2019

Cost:$450 and Includes airfare, meals, lodging and ground transportation.

Sponsorships and payment plans are available.

Some facts:                

  • Hurricane Maria caused approximately $80 billion in damage.
  • 45,000 homesare still waiting for government aid to fix their roofs.
  • 8,000 small businesses, about 10 percent of the total, remain closed in the wake of Maria.
  • The median FEMA grant made to Puerto Rican homeowners after Maria was $1,800, compared with $9,127 paid to those affected by Hurricane Harvey in Texas, according to an analysis by The New York Times. Many of those who applied for aid were denied, often because they were unable to prove they own their home.

We will be staying at Campamento Luterano Eduardo Roig, Dorado, Puerto Rico.

The facility can house 60people. We have currently committed to 20participants. We can add more as long as they have room. So please respond ASAP.

We are accepting applications on a first come first serve basis.

The link below will bring you to the on line application

Yesno paper!!Except for the health form.

And you can evenpay on line ($450)when you're finished.

Questions??Call or email me. 

603-714-4317, georeese@msn.com

http://bit.ly/MissionPR

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