Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Dump Day 2016

Tomorrow, May 4 is Dump Day.  That is what we call our annual fundraiser that raises money so that we can feed a hot meal every Wednesday to the people that live and/or work in the Tegucigalpa dump.  It also helps us feed 200 children 5 days a week in a community called Buen Samaritano, just outside of the dump.  Most of the these children's parents work in the dump. 

We have been feeding people in the dump since 2008.  Once in a while, we feed more than once a week.  Rarely, do we not go on Wednesday.  One Wednesday, Matt got rear ended on the way to the dump.  It rained beans and rice.  No one made it to the dump that day.  There have been 2 or 3 other times someone did not make it to the dump to feed.

The feeding center has been open for 2 1/2 years.  Matt and Luis do an outstanding job taking care of the feeding center.

None of this would be possible without donations.  If you are interested in making a donation, you can mail your check to:
 Honduras Hope
 P.O. Box 9222
 Columbus, MS 39705 and write dump in the memo line or you can use this link to donate online 


These people were actually living in this house of tires inside the dump.  That little girl was really glad to get the beans and rice we gave her.  Most of us, thankfully, do not know this kind of desperation.  Please consider making a donation.

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