Saturday, February 16, 2013 El Faro/Los Angelitos Orphanage Trip
Los Angeles, Irvine, San Diego Departures
This trip is SOLD OUT. Please add yourself to the waitlist and if a seat becomes available, we will contact you with registration instructions. Our next trip with availability will be April 20 and will be open for registration in mid February.
Corazon de Vida trip to El Faro/Los Angelitos Orphanages in Tijuana Mexico on Saturday, February 16, 2013. Pickup locations in Los Angeles at 5:30 AM, return approximately 7:30 PM, Irvine at 6:15 AM, return at approximately 5:30 PM & San Diego at 8:15 AM, return approximately 4:00 PM. There will be a break stop after the Irvine pickup. This bus will visit two orphanages. Please indicate on the registration page which home you would like to visit.
To help you decide which home to visit, Los Angelitos has about 30 children, mostly girls ages 5 - 18. El Faro has mainly younger children, about 50 boys and girls, ages 2 - 13 years old.
CDV will provide lunch and craft activity.
ID Requirements: USA citizens MUST have a valid passport. Non USA citizens must have a passport, visa and proper forms for re-entry. Each volunteer is responsible for providing the proper ID to USA customs agent for USA return. For more information:
Trip Cost: $50.00 per person - includes transportation, lunch, craft project to share with the kids, and registration fees. Due to price increases of transportation, food, and craft, we must raise our bus fee to $50.00, our first increase in 7 years.
Children under 18 years old and not travelling with a parent or guardian, must register using this online form AND complete a PARENT CONSENT FORM. Fax completed form to 949-296-0449.
CDV Sponsors are free. You are already making a difference in the lives of the children. Thank You!
Trip Fee is NON REFUNDABLE. If you need to cancel, CDV will use the fee as a donation to help us continue to feed and support the children.
Fundraising: All volunteers visiting an orphanage must help us feed the children after our visit. We have created an ONLINE DONATION PAGE for this trip. Let's make sure we can feed the children after our trip. As a group, this bus has a goal to raise at least $2000 for the children.
Would You Like To Sponsor Lunch or Craft Project?: Lunch Sponsorship is $250, Craft $100. If interested, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
You are welcomed to bring supplies to the orphanage: Due to Mexican border changes, we are limited to what we can bring into Mexico. Please bring what you can hand carry only: Toilet Paper, Detergent, Bleach, Dish Soap, Mops, Brooms, Large Trash Bags, Toilet Paper, Diapers, Feminine Products, Baby Wipes, Pine Sol Type Cleaners, Toilet Paper - Anything you buy at the store, multiply by 10 for an orphanage need. We can also use COSTCO GIFT CARDS. PLEASE, NO CANDY, USED CLOTHES OR USED SHOES.
BUS PICKUP LOCATIONS
LOS ANGELES PICKUP LOCATION: Pickup at 5:30 AM - Park & Ride lot off the 105 Freeway, Crenshaw exit. Going east on 105 from the 405 Fwy, exit on Crenshaw Blvd. Turn left at 120th Street, turn left into parking lot. Going west on 105 from the 110 Fwy, exit Crenshaw Blvd. Turn left on Crenshaw, turn right on 120th St, turn right into lot. Park & Ride lot is across the street from Hawthorne airport. Meet bus on left side of lot.
IRVINE: Pickup at 6:15 AM - 2062 Business Center Drive, Irvine 92612 - Park in rear.
SAN DIEGO: Pickup at 8:15 AM ~ 8:30 AM - Traveling either north or south on the 5 freeway in San Diego, exit the Clairemont/East Mission Bay ramp in Mission Bay. At the stop sign, turn left, heading west towards the bay. Turn right at the next street, Mission Bay Drive. Turn left next driveway where there is a Boat Ramp sign Park in spaces closest to Mission Bay Drive. Do not park in the middle spaces as they are for vehicles with boat trailers only.
Corazon de Vida Foundation
14252 Culver Drive, Suite A-800
Irvine, CA 92604
949-476-1144 x 7
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Corazon de Vida Foundation
Founded by Hilda Pacheco-Taylor in 1994, Corazon de Vida (CDV) is committed to empowering and changing the lives of the orphaned and abandoned children in Baja. To learn more, please visit www.corazondevida.org Corazon de Vida is a 501 c3 nonprofit organization, tax id #33-0707788. All donations are tax exempt to the fullest extent of the law.