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You’re not a student any more…but you can still be a Friend!

Some of your most memorable high school moments likely were in Students for 60,000 – “Tootsie-rolling” in supermarkets, cardboard box sleepovers at SHANTY, the kids in Nicaragua….? While you may not be a student any more — you can still … Continue reading

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WINTER IN NICARAGUA

Our latest ADULT WORKING TRIP to Nicaragua with Friends and Pete White took place very successfully December 1 – 8, 2015.  Many first-time participants experienced  home-building and repairs, progress on the recreational “Field of Dreams,” and other projects in both … Continue reading

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CALLING ALL ALUMNI!

Calling all SF60K alumni — don’t forget to keep us posted, especially what you’ve been doing to help the poor as you go about your adult lives!  Message us on Facebook or by email – we’d love to hear from … Continue reading

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Very successful 2014 Holiday Fundraising Campaign!

We will be building 10 more houses, thanks to all of you and our grant – lots more are needed of course – and we’ve accomplished a lot toward creating a multi-use recreational park/sports field for the children and youth … Continue reading

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Giving Tuesday

Please remember FRIENDS of SF60K today, on Giving Tuesday — OUR NEEDS ARE STILL GREAT toward the poor. To those who helped us meet our housing challenge, THANK YOU!! To those who meant to help with our projects but haven’t … Continue reading

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CHALLENGE MET!

A CHALLENGE MET!! Thanks to all of you working together! Once again, Friends has met the challenge of the California-based SG Foundation, raising money to build more houses in an impoverished community in Nicaragua. The SC Foundation will match the … Continue reading

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NEWS!  ENJOY A VIDEO OF A NICA trip – see old friends and relive the experience, thanks to Friends’ co-founder Dick Wiltamuth!  http://youtu.be/lZAXYB_mx-I. And please remember…OUR MATCHING GRANT for housing for the poor. WE’RE ALMOST THERE!!  We are currently less than … Continue reading

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PLEASE HELP US house the poor!

We are only $1150 from our $12,000 matching grant to house the poor of Nicaragua!  Can you help?  Contributions of any amount are welcome — all contributions will be DOUBLED!

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Pete White swims for the poor

As you know, Friends has recently received a $12000 matching grant opportunity to construct houses for homeless families in Nicaragua. Currently we have raised $8000 and are trying hard to raise the remaining $4000. To that end, last week Pete … Continue reading

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GREAT NEWS!!!  On June 18 2014,Friends of Students for 60,000 was approved for a third “challenge” (matching) grant, this time for $12,000, from the California-based humanitarian SG Foundation to continue our house-building in Chacraseca! This means that we really need … Continue reading

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