On July 13th, a group of us from New Life visited the orphanage in Imuris Mexico. It was a glorious day of serving and connecting with both the house parents (David and Elyy) and the children at the orphanage. We delivered two new washing machines, donated clothing, and a bunch of cleaning supplies and personal hygiene products (purchased with money raised through VBS).
In the morning, our New Life team worked with all 47 orphanage children to fill out fun, colorful "All About Me" sheets and to photograph each child to help New Life get to know the children individually. We provided a hot dog, chips, and lemonade lunch for the whole orphanage. As we sat down to eat, all the kids broke into a song of thanksgiving before praying for lunch. It was so sweet! Being a hot and humid July day, another "sweet" blessing was handing out and savoring the frozen fruit bars we brought down. That put smiles on all of our faces! In the afternoon, we hung out, played, and connected with the kids until it was time to make a run for the border and get home by dark.
If you are interested in learning more about New Life's work with the orphanage in Imuris or if you are interested in going down on a future trip, fill out the Imuris Information Form through this link HERE. I will follow up with you once I receive your form. Our next trips are September 7th, then November 2nd.