Monthly Archives: March 2011

Doin’ Stuff

This past week has been a bit busier than usual for me. Not just in terms of any one thing, but across the board; and that certainly applies to my effort to collect school supplies as much as anything else. … Continue reading

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Appreciating the Hard Workers

For the past two semesters, I have been more involved in community and relief efforts than ever before in my life. As I sit down and reflect on how two years ago this was something I only dreamt about since … Continue reading

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Before you know it

You ever hear that saying, “Before you know it?” Perhaps, “Before you know it, you won’t have any more excused absences,” or, “Before you know it, all your friends will have left you.” There’s always this sort of negative connotation … Continue reading

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So Much Accomplished, So Much More To Do

As we near the end of the semester, I can’t believe how much our class has accomplished. We have about 84 boxes so far, but students still have supplies at their house, promises of donations and drives occurring. Currently, there’s … Continue reading

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Frizzy Haired Fun at Freedom High

Yesterday morning my colleague, Zazu, and I frequented Freedom High School yet another time to check in on our school supplies drive; little did we know how comically disastrous it would be. 7:00am with no breakfast or coffee is never … Continue reading

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The Pressure’s Off! (but the need remains)

People who give, give for different reasons.  Recognition, feelings of worth, or the knowledge of what they did will help to create change.  Despite these differences people who give usually share one thing in common, which is the idea that … Continue reading

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Super People Doing Amazing Things

Wow. The semester is nearly ¾ of the way through, and April 1st is right around the corner. Who would have thought that our class would accomplish all that it has in the past three months? In three short months, … Continue reading

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Humidity Hair, Rain Running and Bountiful Boxes!

Last week my partner, Zoe Stiling, and I went to Freedom High School to see how our drive was going, but due to the short notice we were not able to get anything accomplished there. But when we returned this … Continue reading

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Nearing Our Goal

So this past week has been exciting!  It has been difficult for me to ask and come up with ways to get money for shipping the school supplies.  But the biggest thing that has happened for me over spring break … Continue reading

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AAUW sponsors 10 boxes

Right before Spring Break, I was really nervous about how I was going to come up with the shipping money to send my 10 boxes. It’s hard to ask people for money especially in this economy. Fortunately, there are people … Continue reading

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