WHO WE HELP
This effort is focused on aiding international elderly populations that do not have proper attention, companionship and medical assistance.
· CURRENT PROJECTS
- organizing the first official service learning trip to Guatemala for August 2011
- Hogar de los Ancianos- Pisco, Peru
· UPCOMING/IN-PROCESS PROJECTS
-possible locations in Costa Rica and India
HOW YOU CAN HELP
There are several ways to help in the effort to support the elders of Los Abuelitos:
1) Who can volunteer?
-Anyone who is interested in spending time with these amazing elders to provide companionship and attention
**this includes families, including children of all ages, couples, singles, etc. etc. Anyone is welcome to give their time as long as they are compassionate and respectful
2) Connect and Network
We continue to try and connect with staff and professors in health care programs (physical therapy, occupational therapy, nursing, etc) at colleges, universities, or other places of study that would be interested in organizing and heading study abroad programs for their students to work with Los Abuelitos.
**If you know any faculty at any university, please encourage them to contact us and help us get in touch with the right person at their school!
3) Donate: What can you donate?
-Donate Money- make your tax-deductible donation through PayPal or by sending a check to:
11915 SE 245th Place
Kent, WA 98030
**Please inquire whether your company/business has a matching donation program to double your donation without any effort!****
-Donate Goods- Solicit companies and corporations with distributors in the countries of the projects we help for any type of toiletries, housewares, medical supplies, homegoods, and other resources that could be donated to provide improved comfort and quality of life for the elders