During the year 2000, the Seattle/Cuba Friendship Committee participated in two IFCO/Pastors for Peace Friendshipment Caravans to Cuba:
July 2000: IFCO/Pastors for Peace Friendshipment 10 Caravan
The Friendshipment 10 Caravan was dedicated to Cuban students and athletes. We collected and sent donated sports equpment, along with school and medical supplies.
Chris Pforr organizes donations in his carport for the Friendshipment Caravan to Cuba.
Friendshipment bus gets a fresh coat of paint.
Lenny Williams and Chris Laroche load donations into a Friendshipment bus for the Caravan to Cuba.
IFCO Pastors for Peace staffer Dave McConnell at the wheel of the Friendshipment bus in Seattle.
October/November 2000: IFCO/Pastors for Peace Friendshipment 11 Caravan
The Friendshipment 11 Caravan was timed to coincide with Cuba's Second World Solidarity Conference, held from November 10 to 18, 2000. Along with school and medical supplies, we sent 75 computers to Cuba. The Caravan left Seattle on October 18, bound for Cuba.
Luis Sobarzo carries a computer up the stairs for loading into a Friendshipment bus for the Caravan to Cuba.
IFCO/Pastors for Peace Caravan coordinator Alicia Jrapko and Bellingham activist Al Dale help assemble donations for the Friendshipment Caravan.
For more information contact Seattle/Cuba Friendship Committee: