Giving Back with 1Mission Trip
Our heart to give back to the community near and far is strong! 19 K2 teammates, along with the Arizona Builders Alliance’s, Stephen Nichols, had a successful trip down to Puerto Penasco to build another home for a 1Mission family.
The family receiving this house was very deserving. Paz (60) and Rosario (65) have lived in Puerto Penasco for the past 18 years and have been married for 45. They have 4 adult children and 10 grandchildren who they help care for at times. Rosario works in construction, and when work is steady he earns roughly $125 a week. They had always rented a home in Penasco until recently when they were able to purchase a land lot. Rosario built a couple of rooms on their lot so that they could live there and not have the burden of monthly rent. The rooms he was able to build were in poor condition, offering little security or protection from different elements. The house that we were able to help build will provide Rosario and Paz a home where they can live comfortably and help create better security for their retirement.
The team’s favorite night was the Fiesta night at basecamp when they brought all the families that have a house being built that weekend to celebrate together. Here, we get to hear their stories of how grateful and appreciative they are and how they continue to work with 1Mission to help build a better community for everyone in Penasco. It was an impactful night.
Matt Kuiper, the Chair of K2 Community Service Committee, said, “I am always blown away by the genuine love K2 employees have for each other. Everyone got along so well and had a great time. It is awesome to see and experience firsthand.”
K2 has the next 1Mission trip planned for Spring 2023. If you are interested in attending or supporting please reach out to us for info on how to get involved!