Providing Comfort after the Storm

Super Storm Sandy devastated the lives of thousands of people along the Eastern Seaboard.  The Far Rockaway section of New York was one area most affected by the ravaging wind and high tides that Sandy produced.  Homes were destroyed.  Lives were broken.  Yet, in the midst of this time of darkness and despair, MONA, in partnership with members of the Bourne extended family, were able to provide hope, love, and relief to the Reyes family, a single mother and her five children.

 

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MONA Mission Trip To Guyana In August 2012

In August 2012, MONA members and volunteers made our third trip to Guyana.  On this trip, we focused on reaching out to impoverished areas of Linden and the community of Sophia in Georgetown.

During the period of our visit, Linden was in the midst of a civil unrest.  However, we were unwavering in our commitment to get supplies to the people who were choked off from access to basic services and were in desperate need of the food items we planned to deliver.

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MONA Mission Trip To Guyana In April 2009

In April 2009, ten MONA members returned to Guyana to continue the work we began in 2002.  Prior to traveling to Guyana, we packed and shipped barrels and crates of items for distribution.  On the ground in Guyana, we distributed care packages consisting of food, clothing and personal hygiene items to 50 households.  We also distributed commodes, walkers and a wheelchair to the elderly.  We again visited the Dorfolk Home senior center in Linden and provided the seniors with arts and crafts supplies and much needed adult diapers.

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MONA Mission Trip To Guyana In April 2002

Guyana, South America, is a country rich with natural resources. Its flora and fauna, gold and diamonds speak to the wealth of the land. Yet, the abject poverty of many of its inhabitants speaks to a country that is fraught with economic disparities. As the rich prosper due to the countries natural wealth, the poor continue to get poorer due to the injustices that are prevalent.

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