Press Releases: Dominican Republic

Filmmaker Uses Skills to Change Children's Lives in the Dominican Republic Dominican Republic
Jan 6, 2016 -

SILVERDALE, WA – January 6, 2016 – In the latest podcast episode of Beyond the Village, Phil Wilson, professor of Digital Filmmaking at Olympic College and owner of Cream Soda Films, travels to the Dominican Republic for the first time. During his trip he visits the impoverished communities Children of the Nations (COTN) serves. Phil describes his experiences from his perspective as a tourist, filmmaker, father, and artist.

Clear Creek Dentistry Serves Children in the Dominican Republic Dominican Republic
Mar 5, 2013 -

Silverdale, WA—March 5, 2013—A team of dental professionals from Clear Creek Dentistry in Silverdale, Washington, recently spent a week providing dental care and oral hygiene education to impoverished children in the Dominican Republic. The team of seven, including the dental professionals and their family members, served with Children of the Nations, an organization also based in Silverdale, at their clinic in Barahona, Dominican Republic.

Shipment Provides Long-Term Care and Storm Aid in the Dominican Republic Dominican Republic
Sep 4, 2012 -

Silverdale, WA – September 4, 2012 – Three shipping containers full of supplies donated by Children of the Nations (COTN) partners arrived in the Dominican Republic last week to help local staff provide holistic care for children in need.  The containers held school desks and chairs, medical and hygiene supplies, and meals packaged by COTN volunteers.  The donated items will help to equip COTN’s Dominican medical clinic and schools.  In addition, COTN’s Dominican staff can use some of the meals to assist with recovery efforts following Tropical Storm Isaac, which blew through

Tropical Storm Isaac Causes Concern in the Dominican Republic and Haiti Dominican Republic
Aug 24, 2012 -

Silverdale, WA – August 24, 2012 – As Tropical Storm Isaac makes its way through the Caribbean, Children of the Nations (COTN) is asking its partners to pray for the safety of families in the Dominican Republic and Haiti. Isaac is already causing heavy rain and high winds in both countries, and could dump eight to twelve inches of rain in the region over the next day. “That kind of rain is going to cause some life-threatening flash floods and mudslides,” Dennis Feltgen, a spokesman for the Hurricane Center in Miami, told the Washington Post.

I Love Baseball® Helps Dominican Players Develop Character Alongside Talent Dominican Republic
Aug 22, 2012 -

Silverdale, WA – August 22, 2012 – Recent baseball news is full of stories like those of Melky Cabrera and Bartolo Colon, the Major League players who were found guilty in the past week of taking performance-enhancing drugs. Cabrera and Colon are two of more than ninety current Major League Baseball players born in the Dominican Republic, a country where baseball is often seen as a boy’s only ticket out of poverty. The intense desire to compete and succeed often leads players to make poor decisions.