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Casa Hogar del Anciano Juan Pablo II, A.C.

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Casa Hogar del Anciano Juan Pablo II
(John Paul II Home for the Elderly)

Mission: To take care of the elderly with love and compassion so that they can live the end of their years with dignity.

Number Served: 35 live-in senior citizens.

Director: Father Mario Heredia

Location: Colonia La Joya, Tijuana, BC, Mexico

SHI Partnership Began: 2008

Project Overview: Casa Hogar del Anciano Juan Pablo II is affiliated with the Catholic Church and is a rest home for senior citizens who have been abandoned by their families and are unable to care for themselves.  The rest home provides social services in the form of food, clothing, medical, spiritual, and social activities in a clean environment. Residents are fed three times a day and receive blankets, shoes, clothing and hygiene items provided at Christmas time by Serving Hands International. The facility currently provides services to 30 senior citizens, but it is anticipated that accommodations will be increased to help house up to 100 senior citizens.

Current Needs: To provide food, clothing, blankets, and medication necessary in order to cover the basic human necessities.

For information on how you can help this project please contact Sister Olga Carmona Diaz (664)636-1609
or email
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Parish San Fernando

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Capilla San Fernando
(Saint Ferdinand Chapel)

Mission: To nurture the soul of the community by providing food and spiritual and educational guidance.

Number Served: Mass for 1,200 parishioners weekly.

Director: Padre Francisco Curley

Location: Fracc. Urbiquinta del Cedro, Tijuana, BC, Mexico

SHI Partnership Began: 2009

Project Overview: To date, SHI has donated two portable classrooms which will help the Capilla continue to serve the community with Holy Mass every Sunday and religious education.  The Capilla de San Fernando helps the poor by providing food and meals every Sunday after mass.  It also provides baptism services, and catechism for children to help prepare them for the First Communion and Confirmation.

Current Needs: Food, backpacks, and sweaters.

For information on how you can help this project please contact Capilla San Fernando’s representative Father Francisco Curley (664) 175-7643 or Sra Maria (664) 974-2300 or email-
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