SSP 2018: Days 7 & 8

We are currently on the road home from San Diego with some very full hearts! Friday was a busy day, beginning with breakfast and “opportunities to serve,” and then a full day of hard work! It was our last day on the work sites, so we were all very motivated...

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SSP 2018: Day 6

Another productive work day complete! After writing letters during spiritual awakening, we ate breakfast and headed to our work sites. Jenna and Joanna continued to paint and got an incredible lunch once again from our lovely homeowners!! It has been very warm during our work days, and we take many...

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SSP 2018: Day 5

Today we went to Mexico! After breakfast and our morning “opportunities to serve,” we loaded up vans and headed to the boarder. We took the freeway exit labeled “last USA exit” and proceeded to walk through customs. When we got into Mexico we loaded onto buses which drove us into...

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SSP 2018: Day 4

Our first full work day!! It was hot! After our favorite breakfast (yam bread!), we headed off to our work sites in an attempt to beat the heat. Our group spent the day scraping, priming and painting with frequent breaks to stay hydrated and energized. Many of the homeowners in...

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SSP 2018: Day 3

Our first work day is in the books! After breakfast, we had our safety presentations and learned (or for most of us, relearned) the circular saw, the chop saw and the drill. Then we headed off to our work sites, got our assignments, met our homeowners and got to work!...

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SSP 2018: Days 1 & 2

We made it to San Diego!! We hit the road Saturday morning and stopped in Pismo Beach for lunch (crepes!).   We explored the beach and then got right back on the road until taking a quick stop in Ventura for some thrift shopping. We made it to Mission Viejo...

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