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Opportunities = a new perspective

Written by on December 11, 2015 in Uncategorized
Opportunities = a new perspective

Go the Second Mile is doing a pilot project with women in some of the most dangerous neighborhoods in San Jose, Costa Rica. Poor women, raising children in these communities, face complex issues. Crime, gang violence and drugs shout daily, and chronic stress impacts the  Read More…

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The GO Bike Team rode from Seattle to Vancouver, B.C.!

Written by on August 23, 2015 in Uncategorized
The GO Bike Team rode from Seattle to Vancouver, B.C.!

This stellar team of six rode 200 miles to raise funds to help break the cycle of poverty for children. What a great fundraiser, representing all of the best of GO THE SECOND MILE—pushing personal limits, adventure, a little danger and a lot of fun!

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The highlight of my summer

Written by on July 19, 2015 in Uncategorized
The highlight of my summer

The highlight of summer 2015 for me was my trip to Costa Rica with my two teenagers, 14 and 16. To be able to experience serving with an organization like Funda Vida with 2 of my kids was priceless. The work we did painting the  Read More…

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Update from the team

Written by on July 6, 2015 in Uncategorized
Update from the team

We just went on the canopy tour- so fun and SO hot! Last night we had a furious thunder and lightning storm that lasted 2 hours. It was spectacular! We don’t see storms like that in the northwest On one of our last night’s we  Read More…

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Mas Pintura and other battle cries…..

Written by on June 26, 2015 in Uncategorized
Mas Pintura and other battle cries…..

Once again the exceptional Go the Second Mile team is helping Funda Vida stay a beacon of color in an otherwise black and white world by helping completely repaint the community center in the Conception neighborhood. Long known for its drugs and violence Funda Vida’s  Read More…

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Getting ready for breakfast

Written by on June 22, 2015 in Uncategorized
Getting ready for breakfast

  The team left for Costa Rica Saturday night and arrived safely on Sunday afternoon after a long flight and Miami layover. Here they are having their first authentic local dinner at one of our friend’s home. Everyone is excited to begin working with the  Read More…

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Thank you, sponsors!

Written by on June 17, 2015 in Uncategorized
Thank you, sponsors!

A huge thank you……. to our generous sponsors of the GO the Second Mile Bike team: 2B Accounting, Windermere Real Estate HKW, Coldwell Banker Danforth Real Estate, TEDouglas Corporation, Human Forge and Hagen’s Grocery Store The riders are  ramping up their training, riding 100-150 miles  Read More…

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Costa Rica!

Written by on June 8, 2015 in Uncategorized
Costa Rica!

Our team of volunteers is getting ready to travel to San Jose, Costa Rica. Our trip is June 20 – July 1; we’ll be volunteering with Funda Vida, a non-profit that runs community centers in three impoverished neighborhoods around San Jose. We’ll be painting, doing  Read More…

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THANK YOU!

Written by on May 18, 2015 in Uncategorized
THANK YOU!

              Over $4700 was given to Help Kids See the Board! Thanks to YOU, our team of volunteers will hold a vision clinic and give away 200 pairs of glasses to children living in poverty. Our team will serve  Read More…

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Help Kids See the Board

Written by on April 21, 2015 in Uncategorized
Help Kids See the Board

  Glasses to see the board in school are out of reach for many families living in poverty. With your help, GO the SECOND MILE volunteers can offer a simple vision test and give glasses to children and parents in Costa Rica this June.  We’re launching  Read More…

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