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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 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

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

3  Thank JGDynamo
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

3  Thank greenfieldtravellers
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

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

3  Thank Lyndsey_and_Ed
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

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

Reviewed January 28, 2018

I lead a group of nearly 200 individuals attending a conference on a cruise ship to Dove Missions. I worked with Liz Rooney to tailor a program for our group. Part met with legal professionals regarding human rights concerns. The other part stayed at the...More

3  Thank AClarke625
DoveMissions, Public Relations Manager at Dove Missions, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2018

We're so glad to hear your experience was so positive! At Dove Missions, we pride ourselves in ensuring each volunteer group has the opportunity to participate in a trip that was tailor-made for their needs. These are the experiences that are the most meaningful for...More

Reviewed October 2, 2017

My family was visiting the Dominican Republic on vacation and in our review of the area, came across Dove Missions. We could not have been more blessed to have found this! We spent a day with them, which included the morning group, a 2 hour...More

3  Thank Joe S
DoveMissions, Public Relations Manager at Dove Missions, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2017

We're so blessed that you found us! (And grateful, too!) We have a chance to see these real differences everyday, and we love having the opportunity to show those special moments to other people. We can't wait for you to return for your next visit!

Reviewed July 14, 2017

My friend told me about Dove Missions after she went. I teach many Dominican children in the US so I was very interested. It was an even better experience than I imagined! Going to the barrio was eye-opening. I imagined how it would be, but...More

3  Thank Rocco C
DoveMissions, Public Relations Manager at Dove Missions, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2017

We couldn't agree more! We think everyone should visit with our kiddos for at least a half or a full day :) We're so grateful for you, and we look forward to seeing you next time!

Reviewed June 21, 2017

I wanted to find a vacation-volunteer program over the Christmas holidays last year. I was open to going anywhere down south and found it very difficult to find somewhere that would take me for less than 2 weeks, without paying thousands of dollars out of...More

3  Thank Jes K
DoveMissions, Public Relations Manager at Dove Missions, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2017

This is so wonderful to hear! We're so glad you visited us in Puerto Plata and had such a wonderful experience. We loved having you! And thank you so much for sponsoring a child at DOVE -- we're so grateful for you! See you next...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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