st innocent orphanage

Mexico Update

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On Sunday, California Border Patrol closed the crossing at San Ysidro for 3 hours. The Central-American asylum seekers were protesting the lack of resources, slow processing of their asylum requests and the rapidly deteriorating conditions of their makeshift shelter. Most are families who have traveled far to escape violence in their home countries.

First, I want to let everyone know that we are fine in Tijuana. It’s not impacting our operations. If anything, it provides us another opportunity (along with our fellow non-profits) to help our neighbors in Tijuana. Yes, having several thousand extra “temporary” residents has complicated things. The people of Tijuana and Mexico are very resilient and we pray this immigration crisis can find a timely workable resolution. 

Please keep us all in your prayers but for the most part it is life as usual.

And life is plenty busy. Thanksgiving was filled with blessings having family and friends celebrate the day. We had several of the older boys come and enjoy the feast with us. The largest change at the orphanage is the two new boys who arrived and became a part of the community. They arrived last Tuesday and are adjusting to their new home. Please keep them in your prayers. 

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Once again, it is Giving Tuesday! A group of supporters have committed funds to our Matching Grant Program. Today is an excellent opportunity to put our thankfulness into action and give. 

A gift of $50, $100, $1,000 or even more can make a big difference for us here in Tijuana to continue God’s work. 

Please consider giving and help us to continue sharing the hope of Christ through His Church just over border. 

May the Lord touch your hearts and bless all of you.

 

In Christ,

 

Fr. Nicholas Andruchow

Priest/Associate Director

Project Mexico & St. Innocent Orphanage

Growing Up Project Mexico [VIDEO]

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Alex was accepted to Hellenic College and began his journey recently.

Alex is a great inspiration for how supporting our School Buddies program can improve and change a life.

Check out this video shot and edited by John Touloupis.

 

School is just around the corner for our boys!

Please consider supporting their future through our School Buddies program.

Recurring or one-time donations can be made at 👉🏽http://weblink.donorperfect.com/schoolbuddy

Help Make Our Annual Family Trip a Success!

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We're So Close!

We need to raise $4,000 for our annual family trip. These funds will help offset the costs of food, lodging and transportation for the boys and staff. 

We are filled with joy and laughter when we are connected. Rest and recreation lifts our spirits. Our family trip is right around the corner and we've got a few things we could use your help with. 

It's easy! 

There are two ways you can help!

And now with Project Mexico's Amazon Smile account, .5% of your purchases will help support our efforts year round.

With your help, we can continue to grow and thrive!