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A True Joy + Enlightening: Romania Mission Trip

Last year’s Christmas mission trip was a real joy. I witnessed first-hand, a country 30+ years post-communism beginning to become a “baby capitalist” society. With that transition, there are classes of people (elderly, mentally handicapped, orphans, homeless) and cultures (Gypsies, Ukrainian refugees) that have been left without meaningful support.
The Smiles Foundation has been operating in this region during this entire time and has made a constructive difference within these classes and cultures. Some of what I saw was hard to believe, but my biggest surprise is how effective true Christian philanthropy demonstrated by the Smiles Foundation has been and continues to be.
On Thursday, March 9, the man who leads Smiles Foundation, Kevin Hoy, will be in Baton Rouge to give a presentation at my house (5148 Mimosa St.) at 6 pm. Please RSVP to Whitney Alexander (225.810.2607).
Our next Romania mission trips are May 19-27 and December 1-10.
Posted in: Missions