Category Archives: Holland & Knight Foundation

The Incredible Journey

By taking Social Media, Social Change this semester it has certainly been one of the best experiences of my college career thus far. To image a group of just ten honors students were able to accomplish as much as we … Continue reading

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Packed up hope.

Sixty eight boxes were packed today; they filled the classroom, the desks, and the hallway in front of our class. All 10 of us worked hard filling and taping boxes, stacking them on carts, and writing customs forms. It was … Continue reading

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45 Boxes of School Supplies!

Walking into class last Monday, I was shocked see all the school supplies we collected over the past few months. During the last class, we packed 45 boxes of donated schools supplies for the Afghan children, with much more school … Continue reading

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Coming to an end.

The end is nearing and it is crunch time. As summer soon approaches this final stretch seems to go on forever. We continue to collect school supplies, packing them with love and care. We have been successful, many of us … Continue reading

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Reflecting On My Journey

As we are now in the final stretch of our School Supplies for Afghan Children project, I’ve come to realize what tremendous effort it took us as a class to get to the point where we are and having the … Continue reading

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Getting There…

The journey is almost coming to an end and things are looking extremely promising! As the semester is almost coming to an end, I have been especially busy trying to contact everyone that has been assisting me in collecting school … Continue reading

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Are we blind?

Imagine a life without education, without the luxuries of shoes or AC in a classroom. Your future, gone in an instant. Many of us have a clear idea of what our futures hold. We know which classes to take, have … Continue reading

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Something to Read on Your iPhone or iPad During Spring Break

Lyrics of “here’s to the freakin weekend,” or, “tonight – we are young,” frequently ran through my mind this past week. Like any typical college student, I could not be happier that it is Spring Break time! While I am … Continue reading

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Looking Forward

The donor letters, I emailed to family and friends little over a week ago, I have already received feedback from three people, who are willing to either donate funds or school supplies to me. So, I am quite delighted about … Continue reading

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Making a Difference Today!

With “School Supplies for Afghan Children”, continued goal of collecting 10 boxes of donated school supplies per student this semester. With that in mind, I now have the challenge of deciding where I would like to leave my first collection … Continue reading

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