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This month the Café de la Leche gathering will take place aboard a boat and will take all involved on a jolly along the Chavón river! Wooohooo!
The Café de la Leche, a monthly charity event held in benefit of the Hogar del Niño school and children’s daycare centre is hosted by generous members of the Casa de Campo community and is above all a great way to gather milk supplies for the Hogar del Niño’s crib room (where they care for more than 200 babies everyday!), whilst also a fun excuse to meet up with friends and have a good time!
This month’s activity is being hosted by “Splish Splash”, an excursions company who own the boat, as well as Trigo de Oro, a very popular bakery and café in La Romana (most famous for croissants, coffee and cinnamon rolls) – who we believe (and hope) will be in charge of providing some delicious treats!
Join us as we set sail up the Chavón river!
“We’re on a boat!!”
As this month’s edition of the Café de la Leche will be aboard the “River Princess”, attendees are asked to pay a “inscription” fee of RD$500 (for the Hogar del Niño of course) – as well as the normal contribution of “milk.” And as there will be LIMITED space on the boat – those who wish to attend must please confirm (and pay) in advance.
The boat ride will depart from the “river dock” located just outside the Marina Casa de Campo (on the left hand side on your way in – where the Casa de Campo sailing school is.) Once everyone is on board the “River Princess” will set sail up the beautiful Chavón river winding it’s way below Altos de Chavón and the Dye Fore golf course, until we reach the new “Santo Domingo – Punta Cana” highway, before sailing back to the Marina Casa de Campo.
Café de la Leche on the river!
When: Friday July 6th, 5pm – 7pm
Where: Meet at the “river dock” just outside the the Marina Casa de Campo (on the left hand side on your way in) – where the Casa de Campo sailing school is
Inscription fee: RD$500
Contribution: Milk, formula, cereals or RD$750
Info and reservations: 809-523-8901, [email protected]
The principal “fund raising” concept of the Café de la Leche events is to gather milk (cereal and formula) supplies for the center’s Crib Room – and so upon arrival Casa de Campo’s ladies normal drop their milk donation at the door, before continuing into the event. But what if you forgot to buy milk? Don’t panic – if you don’t have time or you forgot to buy your milk donation, the Hogar del Niño will now be accepting cash donations of RD$750 in lieu of milk – perfect for those of you too busy for a shopping trip to Plaza Lama!
About the Café de la Leche
The Cafe de la Leche is a monthly charitable event, a little like a coffee or a tea party held for the ladies of Casa de Campo (although men are occasionally invited) and usually takes place on the first Friday of the month, hosted by a member of the Casa de Campo villa at her Casa de Campo villa or occasionally restaurant/business.