2019 Haiti North Point InsideOut 2 (HONDURAS SL)


Opportunity Overview

HOI, Inc. is a nondenominational, nonprofit Christian organization headquartered in Tucker, Georgia. One of their bases of operation, San Lorenzo, is in the Department of Choluteca in southern Honduras. At this location, HOI focuses on three program areas: medical, community development, and short-term missions. Depending on the projects determined by the village where you will serve, your team may do one or more of the following: mix cement to provide floors and latrines for families; build chimneys, roofs and/or room additions; serve a family by helping plant a family garden; and conduct Bible studies for children or adults. To celebrate projects completed by your team and community members, you may end your time with a party in the village.


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Why I want to go on this trip!

By Lael Aladin on 1/4/2019

Ever since I was a little kid, I have always felt the urge to make ...

Cost: $2,200.00 due 6/29/2019

Milestone Amount Due Date
Security Deposit (NON-REFUNDABLE) $200.00 1/16/2019
30% Due - 13 weeks prior to departure $660.00 4/13/2019
50% Due - at time of ticketing $1,100.00 5/15/2019
80% Due - 5 weeks prior to departure $1,760.00 6/8/2019
100% Due - 2 weeks prior to departure $2,200.00 6/29/2019
Name Description Location Date Required?
First Team Meeting - Parents and Students North Point Community Church - Theater Jan 16 2019 6:45 PM - 8:30 PM EST Yes
Team Meeting - Leaders and Students This is our first team meeting. We will spend time doing lots of great activities. Some of these include:
-Getting to know one another
-Talking about/forming teams
-Discussing fundraising
-Discussing our other team meetings

I know this is Super Bowl Sunday!!! :) We will meet for a couple of hours. You should be done in plenty of time to watch the Super Bowl.
North Point Community Church ***ROOM CHANGE*** : We will be meeting in the Hub Feb 3 2019 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM EST Yes
FUNDRAISER at City Barbeque in Johns Creek City Barbeque will give us 25% of the sales of food that night (IF people tell them that they are there to support our mission trip). In order for this to be beneficial - it is critical that you ADVERTISE this ALOT. Those that advertise this will get a portion of the proceeds from the evening. In order to qualify for a portion of the proceeds, you will need to text a photograph of your advertisement to Melanie and Tori. We can not advertise/solicit from the restaurant - but this will be a fun time for us to have dinner together.

Ways to advertise:
- Social Media
-Have your parents and friends share it on social media
-Print out fliers and place in all of the teachers' mailboxes at your school
-Print fliers and pass them out at your school
-Write details on poster board and advertise at school
-Share with any friends/teammates from any clubs you participate with (e.g., basketball, drama, debate)
-Share with your small group at Inside Out
-Send an email to the parents if you volunteer at UpStreet or Transit
-Share on your neighborhoods' HOA website.

If you think of any other wonderful ways to advertise - please let me know. And please let's support our team by everyone doing a great job advertising. This is part of serving others. <3
City Barbeque 4210 Johns Creek Parkway Suwanee, GA Mar 7 2019 10:30 AM - 10:00 PM EST Yes
Team Meeting - Leaders and Students We will meet AFTER Inside Out (so about 6:30). We will review fundraising. Discuss safety. Discuss Haiti. Build our team and BOND. Plan for activities. Review needed documentation (i.e., passports). Devotional. Prayer. NPCC - The Hub **Please note that the meeting location has been changed to The Hub.** Mar 10 2019 6:30 AM - 8:30 PM EDT Yes
Safety and Security Training - Parents and Students In an effort to provide you and your team with best practices for international travel, we host this training. Required for team members who have not attended.
North Point Community Church West Auditorium Mar 16 2019 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT Yes
FUNDRAISER - Faith and Family Night at GA Swarm http://www.georgiaswarm.com/northpoint The GA Swarm (professional lacrosse team) is having a family faith night. Tickets can be purchased at the website above. Tickets are $15, and with tax/fees, the cost is about $20 per ticket. When someone purchases a ticket at the above website, they will be prompted to enter a promo code. The promo code is: NORTHPOINT. Then there will be a small team of people at the doors into the Infinite Energy arena asking which team each individual wants to donate to, and a tally will be taken. So we will get $10 from each person that selects our team. Infinite Energy Center 6400 Sugarloaf Pkwy, Duluth, GA 30097 Mar 22 2019 7:35 PM EDT No
FUNDRAISER - Culver's We will need food runners and servers for this event. We will receive 15% of ALL food sales from the hours of 5:00 - 8:00. Please advertise!!

5-6:00 pm
Hannah S, Ashleigh, Raquel, and Lael

6-7:00 pm
Hannah S, Harrison, and Lael

7-8:00 pm
Hannah S, Harrison, and Lael

Tori is leading this fundraising event. Please contact her with any questions.
Culver's 3135 Peachtree Pkwy Suwanee, GA 30024 Apr 9 2019 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT No
Team Retreat We are going to have so much fun: talking, bonding, planning, praying, eating, snacking, and resting.

**How to get there: We have rented a large passenger van (15 people). Melanie will also drive her SUV. Meet at Melanie and Iggy's home so we can ride up together.

**Exact location will be provided to parents. (I'll send an email out with the address on the day of the retreat). We want this to be a surprise for our team.

**What to bring: One SMALL bag or back pack per person. You will only need a couple some 2 shirts/pants/shorts (depending on weather), appropriate pjs, shoes, towel/washcloth, shampoo/soap, bug spray, sunblock if needed. Also please bring your Bible and a pen.

** Meals will be provided Friday night, all day Saturday, and Sunday morning.

**There is NO cell service - except Verizon - at our retreat location. We will send out one phone number to be used in case of emergencies.
Meet at Mel's home (6685 Bransford Dr, Cumming 30040) so that we can carpool. If needed, you can leave your car at our clubhouse. We will meet between 3:30-4 & DEPART at 4:30 PROMPTLY. Apr 26 2019 3:30 PM - Apr 28 2019 12:30 PM EDT Yes
FUNDRAISER - Kendra Scott Gives Back 20% of sales either in the store at Avalon or on the phone. We will need to have a small team of people to greet shoppers at our out reach table. Kendra Scott will provide refreshments for shoppers. We will have an outreach table inside the store. PLEASE advertise as much as possible. Thank you! Kendra Scott 3150 Avalon Boulevard, Alpharetta, GA 30009 (678) 392-3886 May 7 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT No
Dinner and a Meeting A Friday night date with your favorite people! :) We will have dinner together and then have a meeting. More time to bond, pray, have a devotional time, and prepare for our trip. Emma Mueller's Home 1745 Eversedge Drive Alpharetta, GA 30009 May 10 2019 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM EDT Yes
Team FUN Night Out This will be a fun time for us to spend time together.... We were going to have separate girls/guys nights - but we've decided to just have a group FUN night. We are going to have a Lip Sync Competition and do some other fun things! Melanie and Iggy's House: 6685 Bransford Drive, Cumming, GA 30040 Jun 6 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT Yes
Shopping for VBS and team supplies We will meet at 11:00 at Michaels in Johns Creek to have a shopping day for our trip. We will go to several stores (e.g., Walmart, Dollar Tree) to purchase supplies. Then we will grab lunch. Michaels in Johns Creek Jun 29 2019 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM EDT No
Arts and Crafts Prep Day We need to cut materials and prepare our supplies for VBS. We also need to make posters (drawings) of our Bible Stories. PLEASE BRING A PAIR of SCISSORS with you. Also - if you are good at drawing - PLEASE COME!!! RSVP to your small group leader so we know who is coming. Melanie and Iggy's house: 6685 Bransford Drive, Cumming, GA 30040 Jul 6 2019 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM EDT No
Mission Trip Send-Off/Packing Meeting One last opportunity to get together as a team before we depart for Honduras. Prayer, devotional, packing tips, etc.

Please bring:

1) Your devotional - so everyone (including Kelly) can sign yours.
2) A large suitcase for the team (IF you said you had one we could use)
3) Your sunscreen and insect repellent in sealed, LABELED ziploc bag
4) Your snacks in a sealed, LABELED ziploc bag(s)
5) Any liquids/toiletries that you will not be able to place in your carry-on bag.

Please be on time :) This meeting is for parents and students. <3
The Hub - North Point Community Church Jul 10 2019 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM EDT Yes
Meet at Airport Prior to Flight Lets plan to meet at the international airport in front of Delta. (near the ticketing/boarding passes area) We will check-in and go through security as a group. It is important that you be ON TIME (so the group has adequate time to get through security). We can grab a coffee once we get through the security gates. You may want to bring some $$ for things like that airport (coffee).


6:45 am - Meet in front of Delta with the team to check-in

10 am - Direct, non-stop flight to Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Delta 849, Boeing 737-700
10 am to 11:40 am (3 hour, 40 minute flight). Honduras is a couple of hours behind us.

Delta 552
1:00 PM - 6:43 PM

Make plans to be picked up at the baggage claim area. We may pack some of the items you purchase shopping into our checked bags....so you may need to get your things before you leave the airport.
Hartsfield-Jackson Airport - international Delta ticketing/boarding passes area Jul 13 2019 6:45 AM - 6:46 AM EDT Yes
Trip Debriefing I can't believe our mission trip was almost a month ago. If you are like me - you've spent alot of time praying and reflecting on our trip. Let's plan to get together on 8/9 at 7:00 pm at Mel and Iggy's home (6685 Bransford Drive, Cumming, GA 30040). We will have a few snacks and share with one another. PLEASE RSVP to Melanie or Iggy. Melanie and Iggy's Home 6685 Bransford Drive Cumming, GA 30040 Aug 9 2019 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM EDT No
Form Description Due Date Required?
Parental Consent Form You must submit the original signed/notarized copy. 4/13/2019 Required
Adult Team, Financial, Talent, and Medical Agreements These forms are for reference only and will be sent to sign electronically. Your trip leader will go over the team member Code of Conduct at a team meeting, which will also be included with the forms that you will sign electronically. 4/13/2019 Required
Minor Team, Financial, Talent, and Medical Agreements These forms are for reference only and will be sent electronically. 4/13/2019 Required
  1. Application
  2. All adults will need to submit to a Background Check
  3. Valid Passport - Expiration date must be 6 months after trip return date
  4. Once selected and approved - you will need to sign Team Covenant/Agreement and Releases
  1. All students must be involved in InsideOut at North Point Community Church

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Contact Info

Mikaela Zach
(678) 892-5619