SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic—SWF East recently supported a mission trip to the Dominican Republic for Don Copeland, digital products manager, and his family. Company employees donated items such as food, clothing, medical supplies and diapers for the children of Casa de Luz, an orphanage for handicapped children in Santo Domingo and the surrounding communities. SWF East provided financial backing for the trip as well as donations of apparel to be distributed to the people of Santo Domingo.
Copeland, his wife, Susie, and daughter, Courtney, along with 22 others from Bridgepoint Church in St. Petersburg, Fla., spent a week doing construction, providing donated food and clothing to poor communities, painting, organizing donations and spending time with the children of Casa de Luz.
Casa de Luz is an orphanage for handicapped children in Santo Domingo run by a non-profit organization called Project ChildHelp Inc. To learn more visit www.projectchild.org.