Monthly Archives: February 2011

Events, Events, Events!

HRH Edward of Wales once wrote, “He who whispers down a well about the goods he has to sell will never make as many dollars as he who climbs a tree and hollers.” In order to promote our school supplies … Continue reading

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Think Globally, Act Locally: How Freedom HS Joined Our Cause

When my partner and friend Zoe Stiling and I began our arduous school supply journey, we did not receive much feedback. We thought to include our beloved high school, Freedom High School, in the hopes that our former teachers would … Continue reading

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Ladies Without Limits

The date is set.  We stop collecting supplies on USF’s Tampa campus April 22nd.  We are already fast forwarding into March and all I can think of is I need more.  Sure I have already received a donation of pens, … Continue reading

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Hoping for the Best

Is it a lack of caring or initiative? This week, I have been periodically checking the boxes that were stationed in the three PODs of the BBC, which is the living learning community in which I reside within the fourth … Continue reading

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Working hard to achieve our goals

This Tuesday was a super busy day for me. Not only was I dreading a class PowerPoint presentation (which I’m pretty sure I aced!), but I had two opportunities to speak to some student organizations about School Supplies for Afghan … Continue reading

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Personally?

My approach to this project has been a small one, a personal one. I haven’t gotten as vocal as some of my peers—who have gone to local schools, student government, radio, and businesses.  Well, I went to the radio, but … Continue reading

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Crayola Happy

Moments that put a real smile on your face come by once in a while. Times that take you by surprise and leave you awestruck happen rarely. Possibilities that you deemed would never occur becoming a reality are not very … Continue reading

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Helping Hands

This past Sunday I went to my friend’s chapter meeting for the fraternity Theta Chi and presented to them about our project and asked them if this is something their volunteer committee would be interested in helping with.  And they … Continue reading

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University Beat profiles School Supplies Drive

WUSF Public Media’s Mark Schreiner is working on an update about the School Supplies for Afghan Children drive. Here is the original report he produced back in 2009 – the first year students, staff and faculty at USF came out … Continue reading

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Social Media Is Powerful!

This week has been extremely successful for me.  Not only have I collected more school supplies, but also I have started receiving funding for the shipping of these supplies.  So far, I have received confirmation for a check that will … Continue reading

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