HCC 2024 Dominican Republic Trip

Join us on the trip of a lifetime to the Dominican Republic! Come meet the local leaders we partner with and see the impact of your generosity first-hand as you meet families and see the work of Family Empowerment in the communities where we serve.

HCC 2024 Dominican Republic Trip

Join us on the trip of a lifetime to the Dominican Republic! Come meet the local leaders we partner with and see the impact of your generosity first-hand as you meet families and see the work of Family Empowerment in the communities where we serve.

About Help One Now Trips

All Help One Now Trips are built to connect our partners and donors to the communities we serve through the building of relationships with local leaders, witnessing what God is doing in our partner communities, experiencing the beauty each country holds, and participating in intentional guided times of prayer and reflection. We want you to return home from these trips with a renewed heart, mind, and soul, as well as a vision and passion for how we can work together to build the Kingdom!

2024 HCC Trip

September 18-23 (Wednesday-Monday)

Trip Cost

$2,000-2,500 Per Person

Below is a rough breakdown of all trip costs, plus the work your fundraiser will support in the Dominican Republic. Some costs, such as flights, are subject to change at the time of booking. The total cost of your trip covers all traveling expenses, including flights, lodging, meals, transportation, and medical insurance. The only things not covered in this cost are personal money for things like souvenirs or any extra needs while on the trip.

This cost also covers Help One Now’s expenses in administering and leading this trip and investing in our local partners’ work as they take time out to host and care for us on our journey!

Please feel free to let us know if you have any additional questions about trip costs or details.

Flights: $800-$1,200

HON staff flights: $50-$200

Guesthouse lodging: $45/day

Beach hotel: $120

Transportation: $30/day

Meals: $40/day

Extra activities: $50

Medical evacuation insurance: $6/day

Admin fee for trip planning: $50

In-country staff costs: $100

HON staff costs: $100

Casa Hemingway Beach Hotel

TEARS Schools in La Vega

Visiting Empowered Families

If you are ready to travel with us to the Dominican Republic, click the button below!

Sample Trip Schedule

These trips range from 3-6 days and are packed full of amazing experiences! We have carefully planned these trips to make the most of your time while also building in time for rest and reflection. Your trip will be focused on building relationships with our local partners and witnessing the impact of their work first-hand. It will also include time to see and experience some of the incredible beauty, history, and culture of the Dominican Republic.

Day 1

Arrive in Santo Domingo, the capital of The Dominican Republic, around lunchtime

Lunch together at a traditional Dominican restaurant

Travel to La Vega via van

Meet local leader Rod Davis and take time to hear his story and vision

Dinner and intro to trip meeting at guesthouse. This will be a time of getting to know Help One Now and laying out expectations for the week and how we can make the most of our time together

Day 2

Breakfast and a guided morning reflection time

Tour Help One Now’s partner schools and hear about how education has empowered the community

Tour T.E.A.R.S. medical clinics and learn about their vision for the future

Visit the T.E.A.R.S. water treatment facility and learn how it contributes to their overall mission

Dinner and downtime with Rod and his team at the guesthouse

Day 3

Guided morning reflection time, followed by breakfast

Visit  families in the Family Business Program and see their businesses in action

Visit the T.E.A.R.S. Haitian church and hear about their ministry

Visit Salto Jimenoa waterfall in the mountains outside of La Vega

Have dinner at a nice traditional Dominican restaurant

Downtime with Rod and his team

Day 4

Breakfast and a guided morning reflection time

Depart La Vega, travel back to Santo Domingo

Visit Santo Domingo’s Zona Colonial historic district. This will be time to see some of the country’s history and experience the beauty of its culture

Free time to relax at a beautiful Caribbean beach

Dinner at Casa Hemingway Hotel, time to debrief and reflect on the trip together

Day 5

Final guided morning reflection time and breakfast together

More free time to relax at the beach before heading home 

The team will travel home from Santo Domingo in the afternoon

Help One Now

PO Box 26716
Raleigh, NC 27611
Phone: (919) 230-6259

501(c)(3) (2009, U.S.)
EIN: 26-3618295