CARLSBAD — North Coast Calvary Chapel is sending 10 high school students halfway around the world to help those in serious need.
These teens, part of North Coast Calvary Chapel’s High School Ministry in Carlsbad, along with two leaders, will be going to Chennai, India for the first half of July, spending two weeks working at Sangita Children’s Home. While at Sangita, they will be helping out the many widows and their children, who are forced out of their homes and often abandoned on the streets, because their husbands have died.
The group is accepting monetary donations to help fund the Mission Trip and provide food, school supplies, and toys to the Children’s Home. Those interested in making a donation to this cause should send a check to: North Coast Calvary Chapel
1330 Poinsettia Lane, Carlsbad, CA 92011.
The Sangita Children’s Home is a safe place for children who have been abused, have parents who have AIDS, and children of lepers or other serious illnesses. Additionally, the Home goes to local elementary schools and teaches the students to play many different sports.
“This trip changed my life when I went for the first time, two years ago,” Rondi Pogue, trip chaperone, said. “I wish I had had this experience when I was in high school; it would have changed some of my thoughts, actions, and decisions in a positive way. A trip like this can be a better teaching tool than a semester-long class at any high school here in San Diego.”