Meet Team DR! Part 3


1456619_10200974576549871_835703413_nRosemary Padilla is a freshman hoping to major in Exercise Science from Silverdale, Washington. She is most excited about meeting people, building relationships, and learning about their culture in the Dominican Republic. Rosemary enjoys sports especially fast pitch softball and tennis. She also is an avid collector including buttons, postcards, and coins.

Meet Team DR! Part 2


1797626_10202086524143651_1434953515_nLauren Frehner (Yes, we have two Laurens!) is a junior Psychology major. Her hometown is Port Angeles, Washington and she loves her family’s Chile Verde. “The food, the people, and the culture are what excite me most about going on a SPRINT Trip.” She also enjoys the Seattle coffee shop scene in her free time.

Meet team DR! Part 1



Lauren Isham is a sophomore intending on majoring in Nursing and is from the small town of Dallas, Oregon. She is most excited about the opportunity to learn about another country, culture, and to be able to go outside of the United States. She enjoys organizing things and loves volunteering here with people in Seattle.

Give Online to Support this Team!


Thank you for making a tax-deductible donation toward your student’s SPRINT trip! Below you will find some instructions for making an online donation. If you have any questions about this process, feel free to call (206) 378-5403 or email

Thank you again for support SPRINT and its students as they learn & serve around the globe.

The John Perkins Center staff

1) Go to the SPU Home page (
2) On the dark grey header, scroll over “Give to SPU”
3) Click the “Give Now” tan button
4) Under Donation Information, fill in your gift amount (E.g. $5, $10, etc.)
5) In the Designation drop down, choose “Other”
6) Type “SPRINT” in the “Other” text box
7) Click the “Add Gift to Cart” button
8) Under “Additional Information”
a. In the “In Memory/Honor of” box, type the student name & country they are traveling to (E.g. Jane Doe – Guatemala SPRINT trip)
9) Fill in the Billing, Payment information sections
10) If your employer is matching the gift, fill in the Matching Gifts section
11) Click the “Give Now” tan button at the bottom of the page