We are sitting here...guess where? IN UGANDA!!! That's right. Uganda. 🙂 And so our great adventure has begun. We began by flying from Rochester to NYC and spending time with Liz’s sister in NYC to fill the time (the 8-10 hour time.) It was so much more relaxing than having to sit at the airport … Continue reading sitting here in uganda
Ladies and Gentlemen, Liz and Mel have left the building! The airport, that is. That's right, we are well on our way, sitting in Liz's sister's apartment in NYC during our layover, enjoying a nice ham sandwich and some air conditioning. We are flying over on the Emmerites Airline. Check out this video about the … Continue reading On our way!!!
Just a few more days until we leave on Aug 4th for Uganda. (Come see us off at the airport at 10:00am!) We saw Team 10 off this past Sunday and will meet up with them this coming Saturday, once we arrive in Kampala. WooHoo! Mel and I have been packing out things and getting … Continue reading Aug 4th, Aug 4th, Aug 4th…
A week from this coming Thursday we leave. Wow. Incredible. Mel and I went shopping for supplies last week. I'll try to get a pic of it to show you. Thank you Walmart for your inexpensive goods, though it makes me a little crazy on some deep level to shop there. Oh well. Our flight … Continue reading Send off!
If you have ever worked with The Ugandan Water Project, you probably have met Michelle. She is the Trip Coordinator and she is amazing! Well last night, in the wee hours of the night, she sent out four emails to those of us on Team #10 (and 10.5!) with important information that we need to … Continue reading Almost there!
Hi friends! We are collecting donations to bring to Uganda this August (in three weeks!) Next time you see Liz or Mel you can give them to us, or contact us and we can make arrangements to pick them up. Here are some of the things you can donate if you would like: Donations for … Continue reading Collecting donations
Three weeks from today, we will be flying out of the Rochester airport, bound for places big and grand! Yes, I am referring to Uganda. We will have a layover in Dubai and will get to go up the Burj Khalifa Tower, which at the moment is the tallest building in the world. How cool? … Continue reading Counting the days ’til we leave…
June 29, 2011 We have had our big fund raising events! They were really fun and thanks to everyone who came out for them. Mel and Mike are really (really) talented musicians and it was so fun to have a night with some amazing bakery treats (thanks Heidi, Mel, Anna, and Bethany) and amazing music. … Continue reading Hootenany!
June 12, 2011 We have some events coming up to help us get the word out about what we are doing! Check the "events" page for details. This coming Friday, June 17, Mike and Mel will be playing some music out at St. John's Lutheran Church in Pumpkin Hook. We're also hosting a bake sale … Continue reading Exciting fund raising!
June 5, 2011 Today in church we announced officially that we will be going on this trip. How exciting! What a day it was too! There was a baby dedication at church and just a beautiful day so the church was full. It is such a joy to be able to stand up in front … Continue reading Why are you going back?