BuildsMexico
26/11/2018

Get on the Bus

When you have supportive friends who want to help make trips to Mexico more accessible for larger groups by hooking you up with a sweet charter bus… being floored with gratitude is probably a normal…
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Builds
10/09/2018

Julia and Diana Owned the Worksite

Julia owned it on the worksite, and now Diana's family owns a home. Being a mother in unsafe living conditions is hard. As a mother of two children, one of Diana’s biggest fears was looking up…
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BuildsDominican Republic
08/08/2018

Hope is Spreading Through the Island, in Memory of Eileen Jackson

In March of 2018, two families received safe, dry homes in the Dominican Republic and over 300 children were able to enjoy nutritious meals at our school in Haiti. It was all thanks to our…
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BuildsDominican RepublicVolunteer Posting
28/04/2016

St. Aloysius Gonzaga Secondary School Blogs and Updates

April 23rd We arrived safely to the Dominican Republic on Saturday evening. We met with the Live Different staff, and checked into our resort room. April 24th On Saturday morning we attended mass. We were wearing…
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BuildsDominican RepublicVolunteer Posting
28/03/2016

I just came home from a Live Different Build…now what?

I have now been on two trips with Live Different (both of which were in the Dominican) and each time, the goodbyes only seem to get harder. With Live Different, you build so much more than a…
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BuildsDominican Republic
17/03/2016

Great Expectations

Expectation is a funny thing. It can move you to action anticipating one outcome, only to find that what you finally experience is something quite different. This was the case in my experience with the Live Different…
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BuildsDominican Republic
26/08/2015

Without a Doubt

The family that our team is building for is made up of Florencia, and her two adult sons, Martin and Jose. During the trip, I found out that Martin had been born with a clubbed foot…
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BuildsDominican Republic
12/08/2015

Simple Lessons

"My lady just asked me how I am!!", shouted the girl I was carrying as I toured through the community for the first time. The children are the undeniable force of this community. Every morning our bus…
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BuildsMexico
10/08/2015

Laughter, Stories, and Love

When I thought about going to do a Live Different Build, I couldn't wrap my head around what I would to actually experience. I could only try to picture the people I was going to…
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