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D.R. Trip 2020 – Day 4

Every day this week has been busy, busy, busy. The last two days at the Manny Mota Foundation were no exception. It all started with a group of parents getting … Continue reading

January 25, 2020 · 1 Comment

D.R. Trip 2020 – Day 3

Ephesians 6:7 says , “Serve wholeheartedly, as if you were serving the Lord, not people.” On day 3 at the foundation we got to meet and connect with a bunch … Continue reading

January 22, 2020 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trip 2020 – Day 2

The day started out normal, devotion then breakfast at 7:30, then on the bus by 9 AM. Instead of heading straight to the foundation, we went to a school in … Continue reading

January 21, 2020 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trip 2020 – Day 1

It was a  hot day in the Dominican Republic was not only eye opening, but also full of fun and love. The day started when we left the hotel and got … Continue reading

January 20, 2020 · 1 Comment

D.R. Trip 2018 – Day 4

Written by Students, Evelyn Ponce & Brooke Bullis From waking up in a bed with a roof over your head, to eating dinner at a nice table with amazing food on … Continue reading

January 16, 2019 · 1 Comment

D.R. Trip 2018 – Day 3

Update on Medical Clinic (by Mr. Gaines) For the 3rd consecutive year, we have been running a medical clinic, which has brought free care and medicine to hundreds of the … Continue reading

January 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trip 2019 – Day 1 & 2

“Americanos! Americanos!” You walk off of the air-conditioned bus into the humid air and this is all you hear. Then you see children running towards you and grabbing your hand. … Continue reading

January 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

Never Again!

Today, all across the country, thousands of high school students walked out of classes at 10:00 AM sharp – time zone by time zone – for precisely 17 minutes. One … Continue reading

March 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

Shine a Light on Slavery Day

Written by Third Grade Teacher, Lindsey Wilson Two hundred years ago, a network known as the “Underground Railroad” helped approximately 100,000 slaves seek freedom. While it seemed like everything would … Continue reading

February 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trip 2018 – Day 5

Written by student, Ally Davies I have spent months preparing in school for our annual Dominican Republic missions trip whether it was in Spanish class learning how to conjugate verbs … Continue reading

January 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trip 2018 – Day 4

Written by student Lauren Langley Today was a hectic but joyous day. We got to the foundation and immediately started playing with all the kids. Some of us even went … Continue reading

January 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trip 2018 – Day 3

Written by student, Hannah Khoury “Why has God called me here?” was the question from our devotion. Maybe to make a kid’s day or help make someone feel better emotionally … Continue reading

January 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trip 2018 – Day 2

Love Needs No Translation Written by FCS Alumni, Sophia Lorey “I’ve a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore…” Today I woke up anxious, a good kind of anxious, it was … Continue reading

January 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trip 2018 – Day 1

Written by student, Emma Cenac-Mehedinti Pulling up to the Manny Mota Foundation in the DR this morning we were greeted by a love that we didn’t expect. First, our parents … Continue reading

January 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Heart IS the Problem

Written by Alina Rietze, FCS Alumni and Mom of 2 As parents, we have many hopes and dreams for our children. We hope that they grow up to be contributing … Continue reading

August 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trips 2016-17 Recap

On Thursday night, both our Fall 2016 DR Team and our Winter 2017 DR Team, came together for a reunion dinner. They were able to debrief some of the successes … Continue reading

March 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trip – Day 4

Today we went to the schools in the morning and enjoyed playing with all of the kids. The dads are coming a long way with the new walls they are … Continue reading

January 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trip – Day 3

Today Tuesday, January 17, the group and I went down to a town called Azua. We went into this village and we saw all of the homes, it was shocking … Continue reading

January 17, 2017 · 1 Comment

D.R. Trip – Day 2

Today was a very long and productive day! The team split up into two groups to visit the big and small schools. As always, the schools were very excited to … Continue reading

January 16, 2017 · 1 Comment

D.R. Trip – Day 1

The second DR team of this school year arrived yesterday after a long day of traveling. After a good night sleep and breakfast- it was time to hit the ground … Continue reading

January 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trip – Day 4

Happy Thanksgiving! We never would have thought this would be how we would spend our Thanksgiving, but we wouldn’t have it any other way. This was a Thanksgiving to remember!  … Continue reading

November 24, 2016 · 1 Comment

D.R. Trip – Day 3

Today we split up boys and girls. The boys went to an orphanage in La Romana where they met 10 boys and bonded with them over sports, pizza, and ice … Continue reading

November 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

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  • D.R. Trip 2020 – Day 4 January 25, 2020
    Every day this week has been busy, busy, busy. The last two days at the Manny Mota Foundation were no exception. It all started with a group of parents getting … Continue reading →
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  • D.R. Trip 2020 – Day 3 January 22, 2020
    Ephesians 6:7 says , “Serve wholeheartedly, as if you were serving the Lord, not people.” On day 3 at the foundation we got to meet and connect with a bunch … Continue reading →
    foothillchristianschool