Help the Colombia Short-Term Team

by Kari Randall June 5, 2014

The Colombia short-term team needs your help for their trip. In August they'll be ministering to the children of the Hogar la Providencia home in Santa Marta and Huerto Los Olivos in Barranquilla, in addition to several other communities.  

In order to conduct medical clinics and Vacation Bible School programs, they need:

School Supplies

  • Calculators
  • Composition notebooks
  • Copy paper
  • Colored construction paper
  • Pens/pencils/erasers
  • Crayons/markers
  • Rulers
  • Stickers


  • New underwear for boys and girls (ages 5-16)
  • Kids tee shirts
  • Sandals, flip-flops, tennis shoes
  • Bathing suits
  • Sheets and pillowcases


  • Over the counter medicines: Ibuprofen, Aspirin, cold/flu medicine, antibiotic ointment (Neosporin), 81 mg Aspirin, Calcium carbonate tabs (such as Tums), Loratidine, Cetririzine HCI, Ranitidine, Acetaminophen, Naproxen
  • Bandages, cotton balls, alcohol wipes, tongue depressors
  • Vitamins and minerals (kids’ and adult)
  • Toothbrushes, toothpaste, dental floss
  • Thermometers


  • Christian books in Spanish
  • Children’s literature and textbooks in Spanish
  • Evangelism and discipleship materials, evangelism tracts


  • Laptop computers
  • Video/laptop projector
  • Video cable – 90 ft.
  • Video camera
  • Printer/scanner/photocopier unit
  • Wireless microphone for head or lapel
  • Regular microphones with cable
  • Microphone stand
  • Amplifier
  • Battery operated speaker & microphone (for evangelism)
  • Portable white board and dry erase markers
  • Commercial food blender


  • Accordion, Guitar, Saxophone, Flute
  • Electronic keyboard organ/piano


  • Basketball and soccer balls
  • Ball air pumps
  • Soccer shoes
  • Frisbee
  • Jump rope

Please drop off contributions in 3West in the box marked “Colombia" no later than August 1. For more information or to arrange a drop-off time, please contact Kari

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