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Look to the Five W’s of Journalism to Guide the Way to a Mission Trip that Meets Today’s Needs

If you find yourself hyperventilating, take comfort in the knowledge that a mission trip is far from a fly-by-night affair. Time is on your side. Mission management professionals all recommend starting the planning process at least three months in advance. But if this will be your first experience, “>

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Destinations In Need: A Focus on Quito, Ecuador

Quito, Ecuador is a beautiful destination with amazing cultural attractions and a vibrant urban center. There are soccer (futbol) games, festivals, and architecture, yet the country is still firmly rooted in a third-world status. Many people here suffer from poverty and lack of resources like education, healthcare, and infrastructure development. Though Ecuador has an upper

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Sharing the Spirit of Your Mission Trip with a Natural Disaster Survival Kit Fundraiser

The year of 2017 was racked with devastating weather across the planet. Hurricanes, earthquakes, landslides, and now the deep freeze that has taken us into the new year, disaster survival is on everyone’s mind. Taking your next mission trip to help rebuild a community hit by a recent natural disaster will resonate strongly with your

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5 Unusual Ways to Fundraise for Your Mission Trip

When you’re planning a mission trip, getting everyone together, coordinating with the community at your destination, and making sure you have all the supplies for your charity work is only the beginning. After all, as important as good works are, they don’t pay for themselves, and neither does room and board for your team of

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The Ultimate Mission Trip Checklist

The first rule of packing for your mission trip is to fill as many suitcases as allowed for no extra charge. In addition to your necessities, fill your bag(s) with items that are in short supply or too expensive for the people you are visiting to purchase. If the airline allows an extra bag, you can purchase one for little cost at resale shops. Fill it and leave it at the mission. No matter where you go, someone needs a suitcase.

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