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Monthly Archive for: ‘October, 2008’

Philippine Well

One of Nick’s close friends sought and found an opportunity to present him with a unique and meaningful gift. He donated $1000 as an AOK to build a well in the Philippines. The children of this village used to walk two miles round trip in order to bring safe drinking water back for their families. Now a well sits within …

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Costa Rica

Nick’s AOK helped support the efforts of missionaries in Costa Rica. He donated $3000 to complete a schoolroom for impoverished students. These children had no access to technological advancements until this money was donated that allowed the school to purchase twelve computers. The students now are able to sit in a completed and furnished computer lab and use the computers …

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Jaws of Life

Nick’s AOK collaborated with the Carson Fire Department to bring some much needed tools to Northern and Southern Baja. He donated money to the fire department so that they could purchase the “Jaws of Life” for the emergency personnel of Baja. These tools did not exist in Baja before AOK and the Carson Fire Department purchased them in order to …

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Baja Marina

Nick wanted to continue his AOK mission in San Felipe by finding another school in need. In 2006, he went to tour a local school’s site and found nothing. There was no structure, only open land ready and waiting for the AOK crew. Nick and his team built the entire building from the ground up. Brian Nix once again oversaw …

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Baked Goods for Senior Citizens

Nick’s AOK has donated baked goods to the residents of Atria Senior Living in San Juan Capistrano, Ca for years. Once a month and for every holiday delicious baked goods are created by Jacinthe and her team at Homemade by Jacinthe. These are hand delivered to the very thankful residents and staff. Nobody at Atria knows who Nick is and …

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Bertha Von Glumera

Nick continued his “Acts of Kindness” in the town of San Felipe because of his good friend Martin Romo. Martin owns a restaurant in San Felipe called Rice and Beans. After sitting and chatting with Martin for a bit in 2005, Nick expressed his desire to help the people of Baja even more. Martin offered to show Nick where his …

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Ojos Negros Playground and Park

Nick noticed that there was an open piece of land across from where his truck of donated goods was unloaded (See Food and Clothing Drive) in the small town of Ojos Negros. He asked the local people what it was and they told him it was a park. There was nothing but an open piece of land with no play …

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Food and Clothing Drive

Nick Baldwin has been racing through the landscapes of Mexico for over twenty years. It was during a race in 2005, as he watched the people of Baja cheer and support him that Nick decided it was time to give back. American off-road racers are considered celebrities down in Baja and people line up excited to get a glimpse of …

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