Pedestrian Bridge – Repair and Expansion

Goal: $7,000 2011: $0 Oh no! Our beautiful pedestrian bridge, finished in 2005 for our 25th anniversary – it was smashed to pieces by a cement truck. Unbelieveably, no one was seriously hurt. But now we must rebuild one side, and, accomodate the new road widening.

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2011 Annual Benefit Project: Housemother Training Fund

Goal: $20,000 2012: $37,199 !! We are not quite sure, yet, how much increased expense we will incur this year and next. But these are the cost elements we are working from: Housemothers are paid about $5,000/year Ten housemothers = $50,000/year Salary of a qualified trainer: $10,000/year The new child care laws mandate training and […]

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St. Rita Parish School Penny War and Mission Awareness

Goal: united hearts and minds!    St. Rita Parish School, Solon, OH, K-8, has had a mission awareness project for a few years. This year (2012-2013, and beyond?) they are learning about El Salvador: How are the students alike? How are their daily lives different? What do all the students need? Wht do they have […]

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