Every day this week has been busy, busy, busy. The last two days at the Manny Mota Foundation were no exception. It all started with a group of par...
Education in the Dominican Republic
Our program provides school uniforms, supplies and facilities assistance. We seek to provide all items that are needed to provide as many children in the Dominican Republic with the best education possible.
What We Do
At Mota's Faces, our primary mission is to help the children of the Domican Republic by gathering gently-used school uniforms, shoes, school supplies, toiletries, and meals and distributing these items where they are most needed. We also seek to engage others to join us in our mission by donating valuable resources that would allow us to continue our vital and ongoing work.
Our primary distribution point is the Field of Dreams Complex in the El Tamarindo community of Santo Domingo. This forty acre complex is supervised by Alina's grandparents, baseball legend Manny Mota and his wife Margarita, who have been developing services for this community for over twenty years.
Ephesians 6:7 says , “Serve wholeheartedly, as if you were serving the Lord, not people.” On day 3 at the foundation we got to meet and connect wit...
Feeding Children and Their Families
We support the programs already in place at the Field of Dreams facility. For example, when our student volunteers visit, the teens assist with the daily lunch program providing between 200-300 meals to children and their families. Our parent chaperones get involved by helping in the kitchen to prepare the meals.