BuildsDominican Republic
28/04/2020

Welcoming the Garcia Vasquez Family Home, From a Distance

Families receiving a fresh start is something that we always cherish, but when we heard that the Garcia Vasquez family was selected by the community to receive a house in 2020, we knew that it…
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BuildsDominican Republic
27/02/2020

She Went With Friends, Then Experienced a Build Solo – Q & A with Emily

From going with a group of friends to travelling on her own and meeting a bunch of new ones, Emily shares a few thoughts from her two Builds. Her first Build was alongside familiar faces as…
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Builds
06/02/2020

10 Years of Friendship — Q&A with Bianca and Sarah

When you volunteer, the world becomes a better place and amazing friendships happen along the way. As strangers who ended up in the same group, Bianca and Sarah have become lifelong friends. They bonded over…
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BuildsDominican Republic
01/05/2019

The Man with the Blue Hat

He didn’t always work with us as a contractor, his daughter didn’t always have a safe home to live in, and his hat wasn’t always blue. It all started in December of 1996 when Nicolas…
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BuildsDominican RepublicVolunteer Posting
05/02/2019

Fierce on the Worksite and on Camera — Q&A with Natalia

Natalia and her school worked really hard, making a big difference in the lives of a special community in the Dominican Republic. Coming down with her school, the group knew that they were going to be…
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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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