Fundraising Your Travel

Handy Sharing Tools 

  • Write a fundraising letter and share it with family and friends. Here are some tips to make your letter personal and engaging! 
  • Offer information about JOY- you can send them here!
  • Give others a glimpse of what JOY travel looks like! Share one of our youtube videos: 


Many groups ask what they can bring to help out the kids. If you're able to carry extra bags with donations, we would really appreciate it! Here are some suggestions. Many of these things are expensive or difficult to find in the Dominican Republic. 

What to Pack

Health & Safety

We want you to have an trip full of adventure, friendships, and new experiences. That also means staying safe and healthy! Here are a few things to keep in mind. 

State Department Medical & Safety information on the Dominican Republic