The Gaertners' Whitesville Mission Trip

The Gaertners' Whitesville Mission Trip

From Kiely & Jack Gaertner

This year the whole Gaertner family will be returning to Whitesville, WV, a poverty-stricken town, with our church this June. We will repair and build homes, get to know the families, and share God's love!

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Hammer

This generous contribution will help provide us with the basics: nails, hammers, screws, paint, etc.

$10

Saw

A generous gift of this amount will help us buy supplies to make basic improvements to the homes such as replacing doors and windows.

$25

Ladder

An honorable donation of this amount would be used to buy lumber for making major repairs, such as building wheelchair access ramps, replacing floors, and fixing leaky roofs.

$50

Toolbox

This amazingly generous donation will allow us to use a generator to help repair the home of a family in the Whitesville community who doesn't have active or reliable electric service.

$100

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This trip is one that the kids and I have looked forward to each year for the past 5 years.  What makes this year even more special is that Tracey and Ryan will be joining us, so it's becoming a whole-family experience!  I always come into this trip wondering if it's going to be as amazing as last year, and every year the answer is always a resounding "yes."  I'm thankful to God for the opportunity this trip provides me to unplug from my world, and plug into what feels like a completely different world, filled with some of the most giving, caring and wonderful people I have ever come across.  People say there's something special about West Virginia, and I completely agree.  Please consider helping us fund this trip as we work to build relationships, community and faith with our Whitesville "family."

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