November 9, 2011
Dear friends of Build a Miracle,
First of all, we want to THANK YOU for changing the lives of 145 families. So far!
They now have a warm, safe place to live and grow together. They have a beautiful dining room that is well-lit and has a
nice table where they can do their homework instead of on the dirt floor in their old shack. The kids have their own bed
to sleep on, instead of sharing an old mattress with everybody else in their family. They have access to tutoring and free
classes at the Community Center and can even dream of going to college instead of dropping out of elementary or middle
Ten of our amazing young people are in college, one in grad school. Thanks to their Build a Miracle scholarships, they are
LEADING THE WAY OUT OF POVERTY for their families and their community. Every one of them teaches dozens of other
people at the Community Center.
The cost of a new home is $10,000, which means that only $25 pays for one square foot of a new home for a deserving
We, and even more importantly, our friends in Mexico, are forever grateful to those of you who have come down and
used your hands to help build, those who have developed friendships with the people there, and those who have
donated the money which makes it all possible.
1) Come down and help us build. It can be a life changing experience - both for our friends in Mexico and for
our friends here who go down. It's hard to leave there untouched by the way you see hope in the eyes of
the people you have helped and served.
Let us know if you would like ornaments with photos of the next families we are building for, for your tree or to give as
Just email us if you want to come along on any of these dates!
Attached is our annual newsletter (many of you will also receive it in the mail along with a photo ornament). Check out the
BEFORE and AFTER photos.
Thanks and God Bless,
|Our upcoming BUILD DAYS are:
November 27, 2011 (including a Christmas Carnival for the kids in the afternoon)
January 29, March 4, April 22, and June 3, 2012
2) Donate small toys and prizes for the kids to receive on Nov 27th at our Christmas party.
If you would like to donate prizes, just bring them by our house by November 25. (address below)
3) Come to the Christmas party on November 27 and bring a simple game or craft to do with the kids there.
4) Donate to allow us to continue building homes and providing education. Remember - 100% of your
donation goes to helping a family. There are no overhead or administration costs. $25 pays for
one square foot of a 400 square foot home. You can mail checks made out to Build a Miracle to the
|Build A Miracle
If you would like to continue to make a difference in the lives of these people, Here are some ways that you can help:
|Build A Miracle -- 11207 Lady Fern Ct, San Diego, CA 92131 -- (619) 992 0845 -- firstname.lastname@example.org
Chris & Julianne North