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Day: August 30, 2005

YNIA Volunteers Assist in Tijuana

YNIA Volunteers Assist in Tijuana

Young Neighbors in Action, a Catholic organization, sent 60 teenagers and 20 adults to Tijuana, Mexico for a chance to help the poor. The volunteers were from California, Nebraska, Illinois, and Connecticut. The people they helped were very poor. They lived in cardboard shacks that had dirt floors and no roofs. Sheets made up walls. There was no in door plumbing or electricity. Their clothes were hand me downs that were handed down many times. Their meals were comprised of…

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