From Vacation to Humanitarian Foundation
While vacationing in the beautiful Dominican Republic, two women caught the vision of the difference they could make in the lives of families suffering from poverty. Louise ZoBell and Sandra Nelson, from Stirling, Alberta, are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They are currently spearheading their vision as executive director and president of the Dominican Starfish Foundation.
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