Posted: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 4:00 am | Updated: 8:26 am, Wed Jul 23, 2014.
By Bridget Ortigo email@example.com
It’s a camp for underprivileged children, but summer missionary Alex Barron said serving there this summer has taught him a lesson, too: that he’s blessed to have a roof over his head.
Many of the children at Camp Rescue don’t have a home of their own. But the program run by Hiway 80 Rescue Mission is providing about 20 children from kindergarten through 12th grade a summer camp for seven weeks.
“I’ve realized how lucky we are to have a roof over our heads and a house to go home to every night,” said Barron, a substitute teacher at Pine Tree ISD. “This is a great way to spend the summer.”