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March 15: 4pm, next meeting for the 2015 DR Mission Team

Dominican Republic Mission Team, Wallingford, CT, in La Romana and Batey 50All interested in being part of the 2015 Dominincan Republic Mission Team trips are strongly encouraged and invited to the next planning meeting - Sunday, March 15, 4 pm, at First Baptist Church in Wallingford, CT. 

The mission trips this summer will be:

  • Week 1:  Friday, June 26 - Sunday, July 5 (total costs $1,380)
  • Week 2:  Friday, July 3 - Saturday, July 11 (total costs $1,380)
  • Both Weeks:  Friday, June 26 - Saturday, July 11 (total costs $2,100)
  • DRMT Lite: Thursday, July 2 - Tuesday, July 7 (total costs $1,300)

Complete the online application for any of these trips.

These trips are for all

Matching Gifts Offered for Kitchen Project at Joe Hartman School

Joe Hartman School student, kitchen project, la romana, DR

Any donations toward a kitchen project at the Joe Hartman School in La Romana, Dominican Republic, will be matched dollar for dollar, up to $5,000 in total. This $5,000 match is provided through the outreach efforts of the First Baptist Church of Walingford, CT. 

The plan is to build a working kitchen at the Joe Hartman School in order to provide food for the students to eat each day, as well as be used for lessons utilizing math, science, and cooking skills. Numerous studies show that poor nutrition has a direct effect on a young student's ability to learn.

Purchase DR Coffee and Feed the Hungry!

DR coffee

Give the perfect Christmas gift, help feed the hungry in the bateyes and barrios of the DR, and enjoy some of the best-tasting coffee found anywhere!

The Dominican Republic Mission Team will be selling "Santo Domingo" coffee, the exact blend served during mission trips to La Romana and brought back for many family and friends here in the United States. All proceeds will support Fulfilling Smiles, the ministry of the DR Mission Team that feeds hundreds of hungry families each year and also is developing sustainable nutrition solutions.

The coffee is priced at $10 per pound (same as on

DR Mission Team 2014 Music Video

From June 27 to July 12, 2014, a total of 118 volunteers served the poor in the bateyes and barrios surrounding La Romana, Dominican Republic. Come watch the work of these short-term missionaries during those amazing two weeks:

Watch the 2014 DR Mission Show Live Online

Did you miss the annual DR Mission Team dinner, show and auction? Or want to see it again? Check out the show recorded live online from Lyman Hall High School at -

See the 2013 DR Mission Team Trip Social Media Posts

Batey 50 Day

Click here to see all of the social media posts related to the 2013 DR Mission Team trip to La Romana - Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook! Great photos and posts as they happened during the #DRMT13 trip from June 28-July 7.



DR Mission Team featured in Huffington Post

The Dominican Republic Mission Team will be featured in the Huffington Post online – before, during, and after the June 22-July 7, 2012 mission trips to La Romana, DR.

"This is the Greatest Day of My Life"

A Great Reward from the Children of Batey 50

Life in a Dominican Batey