Recovery through Recreation

donating 10 suitcases full of sport equipment for the aftercare centers

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Several months ago I saw photos of an orphanage in Haiti where children that have been rescued from trafficking by the efforts of the company Operation Underground Railroad, can go to receive the recovery care they need.  I was shocked by how little they had and by the empty courtyard they played in.  I was even more shocked when I found out it was one of the best orphanages in the country!  These photos made me realize how much I have and how much I take for granted.  I knew then that I wanted to do something to help these kids.

The Impact

Sports has always been a big part of my life and something that makes me happy so I am really excited that my project helps these kids have that same feeling. I feel strongly that by giving these kids the opportunity for simple recreation, I am helping in their recovery.


My project is to collect and assemble 10 bags filled with sports gear that the Director of Aftercare at OUR can take with her when she goes to these aftercare facilities like the one I saw in Haiti.  Instead of an empty courtyard it will be a courtyard filled with fun!

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Gowen cousins

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Good work Brett! We are proud of you and what you are doing!

Julie Huntington

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Eric Montague

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Anonymous

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Neldon & Priscilla Hatch

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A great project! Best wishes with it.

Neldon & Priscilla Hatch

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This is a great Eagle Scout project.

Neldon & Priscilla Hatch

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This is a great Eagle Scout project.

Jamar Gowen

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Brett, Good luck. Happy that you're almost done with your Eagle Project.

Jerilyn Gowen

Amount: $ 100.00

Nice idea Brett.

Derek Hatch

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Great job Brett!

Anonymous

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Big Tree Construction

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Anonymous

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Every child deserves a safe place to play. What a great project

Taylor family

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Good luck! It's a great project!

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