Milton High student Shaun Verma's MDJunior has plans for volunteer students and medical professional in the Central American country.
Monday, January 14
Spring Break for a group of high school and middle school students will be spent out of the country, but not at some resort. The members of MDJunior will head to Honduras with healthcare professionals on a global medical-mentor mission. Shaun Verma, the Milton High student who founded MDJunior, said previous high school attendees call this a life changing experience. And now there is an opportunity for other students to participate. “MDJunior” is a student led 501 ©3 non-profit leadership society, which "Inspires Selfless Service through Mentorship." It focuses on local and global initiatives via its chapters – bringing together health care professionals with middle & high school students, to build a mentoring relationship – all with a …
A mission trip had 35 members of the local church helping the Honduran people.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
Friday, February 24, 2012
Imagine a village so remote that its residents live without electricity or even running water. Thirty-five members of Alpharetta First United Methodist Church don't have to imagine it, they were there. They traveled to Vargas, Honduras, from Feb. 11-18, to serve the Honduran people. One of the team’s main projects was building latrines. Work also included pouring concrete for floors, installing chimneys and mudding a house. In addition, mission team members presented Vacation Bible School to 65 Honduran children. The mission team included the Rev. Dr. Don Martin, senior pastor of the church, and his wife Lisa, Keith Allen, Tammy Allison, Paul Biesiadecki, Fred and Diane Buck, Lacey Dennis, Jeff Dunn, Mark Farrar, Carl Gilbert, Rex and …