Team 8 has formed, and the group of volunteers (most of whom are returning team members) is busy preparing for their December travels. The lovely and diligent Natalie Boten is team leader. This will be her third visit to SMK. Accompanying Natalie will be:
As always, the team will be schlepping duffel bags full of goodies to deliver to the children. If you'd like to help by donating goods - or money to buy the goods - we'd certainly appreciate your help! Here is the list submitted by Melissa:
Badminton rackets and birdies
Toothbrushes (adult and child size)
Pens (blue and black ink)
Small toys to use as game prizes (Ages 5-18)
Children’s Tylenol (or other acetaminophen based pain reliever designed for children under 12)
We have a couple fundraisers coming up. Please make a note of these on your calendars, and if you are in the KC area please attend! They're both fun and will benefit our kids in a big way.
Hamburger Mary's Bingo Night
101 Southwest Boulevard
Kansas City, MO
Tuesday, October 28
7:30 - 9:30 PM
Ten Thousand Villages Shopping Night
7947 Santa Fe
Overland Park, Kansas
Thursday, December 11
4:00 - 8:00 PM
St. Mary Kevin now has its own website! Our sponsored student Nelson created it. Check it out here. Great job, Nelson!
|Yawe Joseph in his prefect uniform|
And finally, sponsored student Yawe Joseph, who is loved by everyone at CTT, was recently elected PREFECT for sports and recreation by his peers at Kajjansi Progressive Secondary School. No, it's not a typo, though this young man is nearly perfect in every way! Prefects are leaders of their fellow students. They stand out on campus because they have their own special uniforms. Joseph will be responsible for organizing recreational activities for students and for insuring that school rules are followed when teachers and staff are not present in classrooms or dormitories. It's quite an honor, and we send our congratulations his way!