Costa Rica Here I Come

Something a bit different for my Sunday Reblog. This is a post from my other blog, On The Road with Ms M. It is about my upcoming trip to Costa Rica with Samaritan’s Purse Canada to bring gifts to children living in poverty in order to improve their health, education, and joy.  Read all about it here and I hope you enjoy my Sunday Reblog!

On The Road with Ms. M.

Well, I’m dusting off my dig hat and unpacking my Tilley vest but this time it’s not an archaeological dig I’m going to — it’s a mission to Costa Rica with Operation Christmas Child.  This is a mission that brings gifts of hygiene products, school supplies and toys to children in 13 developing nations where, for most of the children, it’s the first time they’ve ever received a gift.  In 2016, over 11.5 million shoe boxes were collected (more than 660,000 from Canadians) and large numbers of volunteers have been sorting them out to be delivered to villages in Central America, Africa, and Eastern Europe.  The logistics of such an undertaking boggles my mind.

Now, more volunteers are needed to help deliver these boxes to the children and I have been accepted to travel to Costa Rica as part of the team that will be meeting the children and…

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About mysm2000

Having taught elementary school for more than 25 years and been involved in many amazing technology and curriculum projects, I find I've developed a myriad of interests based on literature I've read and music I've heard. I've followed The Wright Three to Chicago, Ansel Adams to Colorado, The Kon Tiki Expedition to Easter Island, Simon & Garfunkel lyrics to New York City, Frank Lloyd Wright to Fallingwater, Pennsylvania, and have only just begun.
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