Ministry Update – Donation Drive & Cuban Convention President Visit

We have been working hard to fill our next container! The tangible supply container is about 35% filled with donations that were largely supplied by members of Gospel Baptist Church in Bonita Springs FL during a Donation Drive we are currently hosting there. A big thank you to everyone who has contributed so far!

We also recently had a rare opportunity to host a visit from Dariel Llanes Quintana, the current President of the Baptist Convention of Western Cuba! He was invited to the U.S. to attend a church convention in Orlando, FL and preach in a few churches in Miami. We took the opportunity to pick Dariel and his wife up and drive them to Bonita Springs so we can show them our ministry first hand and spend some quality time getting to know each other more. He was emotionally taken back by all the hard work that was going into our ministry and said: “now I know how to pray for this ministry, and will pray more fervently than ever”.

Permanent Storage Container Delivered!

Our capacity to receive donations has just expanded!

Today we took delivery of a 20′ shipping container that will be used as a dedicated storage unit for all type 2 (tangible goods) donations we receive for this ministry. Its permanent home on the church property will make it convenient for our volunteers to fill it with donations as they are dropped off or delivered.

Thank you Tropic Trailer for the price reduction, and a bigger thank you to the leadership of Gospel Baptist Church for allowing us to install it on the church property.

Currently accepting donations for our next shipment this year.

We are currently in the process of acquiring tangible goods for our next shipment to Cuba this year. We hope to ship before the end of the year. If you would like to contribute any of the following items or make a financial contribution to help us acquire goods and pay for direct shipping costs, please contact us ASAP!

Our next shipment will be delivered in 2 x 20ft shipping containers. Religious materials cannot be combined with other goods per Cuban law and must be shipped in a separate container. As a result, we fill 2 types of containers and will ship them once they are filled. The cost of acquiring, storing, and shipping 20ft containers is roughly $4,500 US per container shipment.

We need:

Container Type 1: Religious Materials
Bibles (Reina-Valera 1960)
Sunday School curriculums & teaching aids (Spanish Only)
Children’s Bibles/Books (Spanish Only)
Tracts (Spanish Only)

Container Type 2: Other Tangible Goods:
Sunday School materials (crayons, coloring sheets, etc) & games.
Nursery Toys & Furniture
Church Pews
Audio/Visual Equipment (sound amplifiers, speakers, microphones, cables, and projectors)
Laptop Computers
Folding Chairs/Tables
Office Supplies
Mountain Bicycles (to facilitate the transportation of missionaries to remote areas in Cuba that are not accessible by vehicles)
Nursing Home Beds/Furniture
Clean/Lightly Used/New Clothing & Shoes
Baseball Gloves/Bats/Balls
Hand/Power Tools

Although the Cuban people will be grateful for items in any condition, we ask that all donated items be in good working condition as there is no availability of spare parts for any type of repair. All items will be donated at no cost to the Cuban people.

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