Ashlin Ivester, a two-time Dominican Republic volunteer, continues to create a sense of community in her hometown of Bozeman, Montana, through her organization, Holiday Helper, this season.
Daniel Shamah is a junior enrolled in the IB program at Desert Mountain High School in Scottsdale, Arizona. He is also a future VISIONS volunteer registered in July’s Spanish immersion trip to Cotui, Dominican Republic. While playing high school baseball and preparing for Spanish exams, Daniel realized that, “Ni todos los niños son tan afortunados […]
Rebecca Edwards was one of the VISIONS Foundation scholarship recipients last summer. Learn more about her incredible experience in the Dominican Republic, and how it helped her step out of her comfort zone.
Melissa earned a full scholarship from the VISIONS Foundation to attend our Mississippi program, and went on to lead VISIONS programs herself as an adult! Learn more about Melissa’s journey in this Q&A.
Samantha Ford’s fundraiser supported the important work of the Northern Cheyenne Kids Kollege program and other activities that are organized by our partners at the Extension Services of Chief Dull Knife Community College.
Dave Ronn was a VISIONS participant in high school and went on to be a VISIONS leader after graduating college. Dave has led programs in Peru, Guadeloupe and Montana. Peru was especially hard hit by the pandemic and Dave was motivated to raise funds for local friends and partners who struggled to make ends meet.
VISIONS alumna Talia Gottlieb used her experience in Nicaragua as inspiration for her school's Spanish Club fundraiser. They raised enough money to build a new kindergarten that serves children in a northern rural community.