Holmen High School tyro skeleton outing to Guatemala
March 2, 2018 - School Supplies
Holmen High School beginner Trevor Lebakken left Guatemala as an 11-month-old baby and never looked back.
But a 14-year-old is scheming to lapse to a nation of his birth after this month for a initial time. He’ll house a craft with his mom, Julie, on Mar 26 for what really won’t be an typical vacation. The span are formulation to revisit 3 orphanages in Guatemala and move reserve with them to present when they get there.
“It’s a small scary,” Julie admits.
She speaks some Spanish though is bringing a interpretation app with her to fill in any blanks.
For a many part, Julie has orderly a outing on her own. She pronounced she’s gotten some assistance from a neighbor who lives opposite a travel from their Onalaska home who also used to live in Guatemala.
“My biggest concentration is for him to see where he was born, to see where he could have been during and see what his conditions could have been like if we didn’t move him home,” she said.
Trevor pronounced he wants a kids during a orphanages to know that he and others are meditative of them and prepared to assistance when they can.
“I usually wish them to know that there’s other people from Wisconsin that caring about their well-being,” he said.
He’s distributed flyers around a area and set adult collection boxes during Holmen schools, during Journey Lutheran Church in Onalaska and during Trinity Lutheran in La Crosse.
Trevor also has put a box on a front porch of a family home that he checks frequently to see what neighbors and others have forsaken off.
He’s collecting propagandize reserve like crayons, erasers and glue sticks, and also financial donations so he and his mom can buy reserve in Guatemala to present to a orphanages.
Julie has usually been to Guatemala once before, and that was when she picked adult baby Trevor.
She’s formulation on renting a automobile in Guatemala and is operative on organizing how to ride a reserve Trevor has collected from a United States to a orphanages.
One of Trevor’s passions is dance, generally when interconnected with a hip-hop beat, and he’s operative on a dance slight he wants to perform during a orphanages. He’ll stay in Guatemala for about a week with his mom after drifting out with her on Mar 26.
“I consider it’s going to be an extraordinary knowledge for him,” Julie said.
Trevor also has set adult a GoFundMe page to collect donations, that we can find during gofundme.com/guatemala-orphanages.