Haiti Missions Trip 2018

Haiti Missions Trip:
CityPoint will be organizing our annual missions trip to Haiti from July 26th – July 31st. Members and all those interested in this trip can contact Nikita Jones for more information. Nikita can provide an overview of the missions trip and some background information on the organization.

Event: Haiti Missions Trip w/ Chances for Children
Travel Dates: July 26th – July 31st
Travel Note: Please plan for two days of travel to and from Haiti. This will expand the travel dates from July 25th – August 1st.

Ways To Donate:
We have provided a number of convenient methods to donate to our Haiti Missions campaign.

Monetary Donations – EasyTithe/Text-To-Give:
You can always donate funds to this campaign using our standard CityPoint donation options, EasyTithe or Text-to-Give.
Please specify funding category ‘Haiti‘ for general donations to the campaign.
For example, text 20 Haiti to (312) 313-1800 to make a $20 donation to our Haiti campaign using our Text-to-Give option.

Product Donations:
Below is an itemized list of product donations that can be made for our missions trip.

– Clothes
– Shoes
– Suit Cases
– Protein Bars
– Chewable Generic Acetaminophen
– Children’s Chewable Vitamins (No Yummies because they melt)
– Baby Vitamins – Polyvisol with Iron
– Adult Ibuprofen
– Toothbrushes – Children & Adult
– Toothpaste – Children & Adult
– Baby Wipes
– Soccer Balls

Organizational Information:
Chances for Children
provides hope to Haiti‘s children by developing leaders and empowering church communities. Chances for Children responsibilities include medical care, orphan care, ministerial training, and a feeding program for children. These four programs are all carried out through partnerships between local churches in Haiti and Chances for Children. Of every dollar donated to Chances for Children, 92% goes directly to Haiti.

For more information about Chances For Children, check out their website.

Haiti Missions Trip Video 2017:
Below is a link to a promotional video of last year’s missions trip.

Haiti Picture Archive 2017:
Below is a link to the picture archive of last year’s missions trip. The archive is for those interested in the 2018 missions trip and is only available via email access. Please email support for access to the archive.

Traveler Health Information & Immunizations:
Recommended vaccines, as well as other travelers’ information from the CDC, is provided below.

For travel vaccines related to Haiti travel, please refer to the link(s) below.

Payment Information:
The total payment for the missions trip is $690. This fee includes transportation to and from the airport and around Haiti, housing while in Haiti, breakfast all days, dinner most days. The fee does not include the following expenses.

– Airfare
– Hotel cost prior to arrival in Haiti (if necessary)
– Lunch, tips, customs fee ($10)
– Vaccines/medications (if necessary)

Payments including the deposit can be made directly to Chances For Children using the link below. Under “Financial Support” section, please specify “City Point Trip Deposit July 2018” in the “In honor of” box. A deposit is needed by a minimum of 8 people to secure the trip dates. If enough deposits aren’t received, Chances for Children will not guarantee the trip dates.

A deposit of $150 is due by February 15 to reserve a position on the missions trip.

Flight Information:
Each missions trip participant will be responsible for his/her flight travel. The destination city will be Port Au Prince (PAP). We will need to coordinate to ensure that all missions trip participants arrive in Port Au Prince at the same time. Further details will follow related to this effort.

Travel Guide:
Below is the travel guide provide by Chances For Children.

Download (PDF, 1.3MB)

Presentation – June 3, 2018:
Below is a “What To Know” presentation provided by Dr. Joy Elion in preparation for the Haiti 2018 trip.

Download (PPTX, 83KB)

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