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Shoes for Orphan Souls Trip

Join Buckner for a trip to deliver shoes, socks and boots to orphans and other needy children in the Oaxaca, Mexico from Aug. 10–17. Register online by clicking here or read further for more details:

Oaxaca, Mexico

Aug. 10–17, 2013

[PDF flyer of trip information]

Land Cost

$1,440 Land cost is all-inclusive: meals, lodging (based on double occupancy), in-country transportation, insurance, interpreters, bottled water, sightseeing, etc.

Airfare Cost

Buckner can arrange all airfare travel. Air travel taxes and fees are determined at the time of ticketing (approximately $800-$1600). Trip participants are responsible for any baggage fees that may be charged on the departure day at the airline check-in.

Deadlines

June 1: Trip application and $250 non-refundable deposit due
July 1: 1/2 trip cost due; non-refundable deposit increases to $600
July 26: Balance is due in full (land cost and airfare)

Orientation

Orientation materials will be mailed out 6-8 weeks prior to departure and two conference calls will be held prior to departure.

Trip Guide

Time with Orphans (High), Evangelistic (High), Sightseeing (Low)

Tentative Itinerary

Saturday, Aug. 10: Depart from the USA and arrive in Oaxaca, Mexico

Sunday, Aug. 11–Friday, Aug. 16:
During your time in Oaxaca, you will work with children at Buckner feeding centers and Community Transformation Centers in the city and surrounding communities. You will fit each child with a new pair of shoes and distribute humanitarian aid while building relationships with the children through an organized VBS program led by Buckner staff.

Saturday, Aug. 17: Depart Oaxaca, Mexico for the USA

Click here to apply or for additional information, contact Jeremy Copeland at (214) 388-1442 or email jcopeland@buckner.org. You can download a PDF of this trip information here.