TRIP DESCRIPTION: On this Family Service Trip we be in Tijuana for 4 days. Day 1 (Thur, Oct 17): We will cross the border and go right to work. Day 2-3 (Fri, Oct 18 and Sat, Oct 19): We will work on projects to improve the living conditions of the people in Tijuana. Day 4 (Sun, Oct 20): Cross the border early ( arriving in USA around 11:00 am).
Each day will be filled with plentiful Mexican food, lots of hard work and entertainment. We will be staying in our dormitory called "Chispa" which has electricity, beds, bathrooms, showers and parking.
Dates: In Tijuana, Mexico October 17 - 19, 2019 (Oct 16 and Oct 20 are travel days)
Registration: January 1, 2019 - August 31, 2019
Cost: $450 per person - $300 deposit DUE AT REGISTRATION - Not refundable* - $150 balance DUE ON September 12, 2019 - Not refundable* Your donation is tax deductible, - We are a pro bono, non-profit 501 c(3) organization - What does "pro bono, non-profit" mean: no one is paid or makes any money, all of your money is used for the trip to serve the people, and all of your donation is tax deductible.Your donation covers food, accommodations, entertainment and building materials while in Mexico.
Deposit: $300 per person. This deposit completes your registration. Once the registration period is over, families will be selected for the trip based on when they completed their registration. If your family is not selected for the trip, you will receive a FULL REFUND. Otherwise, deposits are not refundable.*
HOW TO PAY:Option 1: Mail or deliver a check:
Spark of Hope Foundation 625 E 100 N Alpine, UT 84004
Option 2: Venmo (www.venmo.com) your payment to "@BradPChristensen" (Brad Christensen SparkofHope)
TRAVEL: Travel costs to and from the border are your responsibility. You need to provide your own transportation in Mexico, including auto insurance. Passports are required for anyone over 18 years old. Those 18 and under must have proof of citizenship (copy of birth cert, driver's license, other).
AGE RESTRICTIONS: Children must be at least 8 years old.
No Construction Experience Required: We will teach you everything you need to know. There is plenty of great work for kids and adults both skilled and not yet skilled.
Speaking Spanish is not required but if you do speak Spanish that is bueno.
More info will be provided in your trip packet, which will be sent after registration closes. If you have questions, look here http://sparkofhopefoundation.org/anatomy-of-a-family-service-trip/ or contact us:
We look forward to serving with you in Tijuana.