Project Mercy volunteers meet at the Otay Mesa Border McDonald’s at 6.45 am on the day of construction, unless otherwise stated.
- Take the 805 or the 5 south to the 905 east, take the 905
- Immediately after the 905 swings south there is a sign on the right for Siempre Viva Road exit
- Exit to the right and take the left lane: the Siempre Viva Road East fork in the road
- This will take you under the bridge and around back over it to McDonald’s
Parking: You cannot leave your car at McDonald’s: either carpool from your destination, drive your car into Mexico or arrive early to find parking elsewhere. There is parking for about $10 through the convenience store at the gas station next to McDonalds.
Scheduled builds for 2021
January 09 – Project Mercy built one home with a donation
January 23 – Chula Vista Rotary has sponsored one house
February 06 – A house from Whitaker Investments Corp
February 20 – Project Mercy builds another house
March 06 – Thanks to a Foundation grant we will build one of two homes
March 20 – The second house will be built with funding from the same Foundation grant
April 03 – Project Mercy builds one more house.
April 17 – Ware Malcomb Architects and VESTA S.A. join forces to build a home with a skilled workforce from D.A. Whitacre Construction
April 24 – THE SECOND CHULA VISTA SPECIAL BUILD – Six groups build six houses in Chula Vista for transportation to Mexico. The site is donated for our use by HomeFed Corp.
June 12 – Mike Meziere and friends from St. Timothy’s Church build a new home for a single mother in need.
KLEMMER & ASSOC. ‘HEART OF THE SAMURAI’ EVENT IS SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 18.
June 19 – All Hallows Catholic Church builds THREE houses to ship to Mexico for the crew to raise.
Throughout the summer of 2021 the Mexican crew and John Zawis and friends are continuing to build homes.
October 8/9 – Tara Higbee and a group from Tranont of Utah will build two homes aided by Mike Meziere.
THE 21st ANNUAL BAJA CHALLENGE IS SCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER 16th.
October 16 – Incarnation Lutheran Church of Poway return to build another home.
October 23 – Ben McMahon and friends build their first house with us and will be led by Mike Meziere.
KLEMMER & ASSOCIATES RETURN NOVEMBER 12
THE COST OF ONE HOUSE IS $6800, AND THE COST OF A LATRINE IS $700, TOTALLING $7,500.