The children in Honduras are going to be jumping, kicking and giggling in glee all thanks to the Fellowship Baptist Church in Drumheller.
It all started with some soccer loving kids who participated in the church's Vacation Bible School program.
"It was a morning camp. We had coaching sessions where kids were learning real soccer skills. And then we took about thirty minutes had a service where there were was a lot of loud music and the kids were jumping. We did a little bible story as well," explained Associate Pastor Aaron Visser.
The church decided to raise money for a children's home in Honduras.
A few members of the church had visited the school a year prior and seen the poor equipment the children were using to play with.
"Just horrible sports equipment. Their ping pong table was just a shoe that they were hitting the ball back and forth with. And the kids (in the camp) brought money every day and raised over $1,000 to send to these kids. And some of the money was rolled up coins so it looked like they broke out their piggy banks. It was amazing." continued Visser.
"The total was $1,023 what the kids brought in. And then our church raised an additional $1,000 to put along with it," informed Visser.
The combined total of the two will go towards buying nets, basketballs, and other play equipment for the Honduras children to play with.