8:00 a.m. Meet in the McDonalds parking lot
|8:30 a.m. Walk across the border into Mexico where you meet
buses that will transport you to/from the build site.
|Hammer time! And cement time... paint time...
wallboard time... work time!
|2:30 p.m. Group "sharing" session
and wrap up
3:00 p.m. Buses depart build site for the border crossing
|4:00 - 5:00 p.m. (approx) Walk across the border back into the U.S.
7:45 a.m. Arrive and park your vehicle for the day
|The wait in line varies from a few minutes to more than an hour.
Make sure you have the appropriate travel documents
needed to re-enter the United States.
|We request a $5.00 donation from each person
to help pay for bus transportation.
adjacent to the Otay Mesa border crossing
|or you can bring your own brown bag lunch
|Sandwiches and other food are available
for a $5.00 donation...
|Bottled water is provided (free of charge)
|9:00 a.m. Arrive at build site.
|The bus will drop you off on the Mexican side of the border and you
will walk through the pedestrian border crossing back into Otay Mesa.
|Several times a year, groups of Build A
Miracle volunteers head to Mexico for the
day to help build new homes.
|After walking across the US/Mexico border,
volunteers are transported to the day's build site.
|Usually more than 100 people participate
during a build day.
|Build sites are located in the suburbs of Tijuana.
|These are family neighborhoods
and there has never been any concern
for the group's safety in the many years
of our trips across the Border.
|There we meet up with dozens of local Build A
Miracle families and volunteers all ready to lend