Day 2 – San Diego

Today we went to the Ronald McDonald House!! This is attached to the Rady Children’s hospital. This hospital is a very special, but sad place. This hospital houses children fighting rare diseases. Often times, this hospital can be the last resort for many families. Today, we got to partner with Ronald McDonald House and help…

Day 1 – San Diego

Kortney Shardt of women’s cross country and track is serving as the documentarian for this mission trip. _________________________________ Today we flew out to California to start our journey for the week!! Our lovely John Langdon and Renee SchultzSwere so kind to cram us in their cars and head to BNA!! When we touched down in…

Goodbye from Rio

Just like that, our time in Rio has come to an end and we are back home in the US. Our last day’s activities included seeing the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue and going up the famous Sugar Loaf mountain in a suspended cable car. For lunch, we ate at a traditional Rodizio restaurant where…

So Many Tchaus

Today brought many goodbyes… a lot of “tchau” (this means goodbye in Portuguese). Today was the last day of ministry for the team and the last day of visiting schools and neighborhoods. We made so many connections and relationships with the children and the interpreters that it made saying goodbye so very difficult. Although today…