How a Post Grad Missions Trip Turned Into a Life Dedicated to Service (With Fabretto Foundation's Kevin Marinacci)

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This is a podcast episode titled, How a Post Grad Missions Trip Turned Into a Life Dedicated to Service (With Fabretto Foundation's Kevin Marinacci). The summary for this episode is: <p>“You know there’s ups and downs, two steps forward, one step back. In the last 30 years, we’ve created great change, great opportunity. So that keeps me going.”</p><p><br></p><p>Kevin Marinacci visited Nicaragua for the first time in 1996. Little did he know then that he would be getting involved with an organization that now defines his over 25-year career in service. </p><p><br></p><p>On this episode of The American Dream, Kevin explains why he's stayed committed to the Fabretto Children's Foundation for so many years, the impact the foundation has had on thousands of children and their families, and he shares what's next for the foundation as it continues to pivot and innovate.</p><p><br></p><p>Be sure to hit the subscribe button to get new episodes when they drop every other Tuesday.</p><p><br></p><p>In the meantime, be sure to leave a ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ review and share the pod with your friends. You can connect with Elias on Twitter at @eliast and @DriftPodcasts and Kevin on LinkedIn.</p>

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“You know there’s ups and downs, two steps forward, one step back. In the last 30 years, we’ve created great change, great opportunity. So that keeps me going.”

Kevin Marinacci visited Nicaragua for the first time in 1996. Little did he know then that he would be getting involved with an organization that now defines his over 25-year career in service.

On this episode of The American Dream, Kevin explains why he's stayed committed to the Fabretto Children's Foundation for so many years, the impact the foundation has had on thousands of children and their families, and he shares what's next for the foundation as it continues to pivot and innovate.

Key Moments:

  • (2:24) How Kevin first got involved with the Fabretto Children's Foundation
  • (2:56) Who was Padre Fabretto?
  • (7:02) Why Kevin made the decision to dedicate his life to the Fabretto Children's Foundation
  • (11:48) What the Fabretto Children's Foundation’s growth has looked like over the past 40 years  
  • (14:18) How the Fabretto Children's Foundation has supported children in Nicaragua and beyond
  • (19:11) Who comprises the volunteer staff
  • (20:42) The impact the Fabretto Children's Foundation has had on children in Nicaragua and Central America
  • (24:32) The state of the Fabretto Children's Foundation today
  • (26:12) The power of a pivot
  • (30:56) The satisfaction Kevin feels from a life in service
  • (35:55) How Kevin’s personal life fits into his professional life

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Learn more about the Fabretto Children's Foundation: https://fabretto.org/