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Dove Missions

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Dove Missions is a non-profit organization that offers a safe & organized way to volunteer with youth while vacationing in the Dominican Republic. We have 140 children enrolled in our programs and offer 15 educational and vocational classes. Typical...more
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Barrio Haiti, Puerto Plata 57000, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed February 28, 2019 via mobile

We did a full day at the development centre and it was worth every dollar. Martina and Liz were very welcoming and friendly, as were all of the other people we met that day. This was our first time being immersed in the developing world...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Destination231978
N5780ARlizr, Owner at Dove Missions, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for coming to visit- We are extremely grateful for people like you that come and play with our awesome kids and visit the center! We hope to see you again!

Reviewed February 26, 2019

What a unique experience to get to see how other kids go to school, interact with each other, and see the people in their own culture and environment. It really opened our eyes to see how and where these kids played and lived but yet...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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N5780ARlizr, Owner at Dove Missions, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We are so happy you got to experience the day with us at Dove! Your recommendation means a lot to us and we are happy you enjoyed your trip and time spent with the kids and at the center. We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

This was a great day trip for my husband and I and the highlight of our 7 day cruise! It was absolutely amazing and opened our eyes (and hearts) to the struggles many of the children from that neighborhood are dealing with such as prostitution...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ciara M
N5780ARlizr, Owner at Dove Missions, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

That title says it all! We are so happy to hear how positive your trip to Dove was! It is people like you and your husband who help make a difference and improve the lives of our kids here, We hope to see you both...More

Reviewed December 2, 2018

We were incredibly Blessed to visit Dove Missions during our Thanksgiving Visit to the Puerto Plata Dominican Republic this year. We brought some friends and family to see what we had seen on our previous visits. The staff at Dove Missions is doing an incredible...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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N5780ARlizr, Owner at Dove Missions, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for your visit and for bringing your group along for the experience! i cannot agree more about the kids, they are always happy and welcoming to all that come in to the center! We appreciate your recommendation and hope that we...More

Reviewed August 6, 2018

It was such a gift to our family to be part of Dove Missions for a morning. The leadership (we met Anna and Martina) are top-notch: warm, smart, committed. They have huge hearts and to get to see even a glimpse into the work that...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Amanda S
DoveMissions, Public Relations Manager at Dove Missions, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Thank you! Your time with our kiddos was certainly a huge gift to us! We agree about our leadership team -- we're so thankful to have them on our team! And you're right -- our kiddos are the BEST! They are the reason we keep...More

Reviewed July 17, 2018

My group spent a day at Dove Missions in POP, playing with the kids, bringing some supplies they needed and sending each child home with a care package that we had fundraised for. We did a tour of the barrios which really opened a lot...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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DoveMissions, Public Relations Manager at Dove Missions, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Thank you so much for coming to visit us -- we can't tell you how grateful we are that you shared some of your vacation with Dove! We would LOVE for you to bring another group back next year. We can't wait to see you...More

Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

What a worthwhile experience. If your cruisung to Amber Cove and wonder what will you do there, please check out Dove Missions Volunteerism. An amazing team of people trying to give kids from the poorest most deprived area of the barrio a chance in life....More

Date of experience: April 2018
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DoveMissions, Public Relations Manager at Dove Missions, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2018

Thank you! We're so glad you came to spend time with the Dove family. We look forward to seeing you again, soon!

Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

Visiting Dove Missions was the best part of our trip to Puerto Plata. It is truly incredible and inspiring to learn about and experience what this program is doing for the children and the community. I have been all around the world, and volunteered with...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank Fallonkl
DoveMissions, Public Relations Manager at Dove Missions, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2018

Hi Fallon & Ed! What a kind, kind review--thank you! We are so glad you took time out of your trip to spend time with the Dove family. You are certainly a part of our family, and we're so happy to have you! We look...More

Reviewed February 9, 2018 via mobile

We first volunteered at dove missions 5 years ago and ever since then we have gone back year after year to see the kids grow and the work Liz (the founder) and Martina and staff have been busy doing working with the kids! ALL the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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DoveMissions, Public Relations Manager at Dove Missions, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2018

What a beautiful title--we're so glad you experienced a day of LOVE! Thank you for supporting our mission year after year -- it's volunteers like you who allow us to keep doing this important work. We can't tell you what it means to have you...More

Reviewed February 4, 2018

I had such a great time visiting Dove Missions last month. From the moment I entered the building, I could tell it was a friendly place where kids would feel safe. The director greeted me with a warm smile and a hug. Walking into the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
3  Thank Adriana425
DoveMissions, Public Relations Manager at Dove Missions, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2018

That's wonderful! We absolutely agree that our club has a friendly vibe--we're so glad you could feel it from the moment you stepped foot inside. Thank you so much for your interest in sponsoring one of our kiddos; we couldn't keep doing this important work...More

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Karen G
March 27, 2017|
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Response from Sharlane B | Reviewed this property |
Check out the Dove Missions website! You can contact Liz or the volunteer coordinator with any questions you have.
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ErikaM1683
July 2, 2016|
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Response from DoveMissions | Property representative |
Hello! You can get more information on the website about volunteering specifics! Thank you!
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Sheena M
March 17, 2016|
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Response from DoveMissions | Property representative |
Hello! We pick up at all hotels but there is an added cost if it is in Sosua or Cabarette
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