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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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UPCOMING NICARAGUA TRIPS

JOIN US! Upcoming Nicaragua trips for September 2016 and late January 2017 are in the works, with the exciting possibility of including new groups of Long Island teachers and local church congregations!    For more information, contact Pete White.

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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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