Tag Archives: philanthropy

Gathering Pens. Making Progress.

Throughout my blogs this semester I have not made it a secret that the scope of this class brings me as much joy and excitement as it does anxiety and worries. There is so much that can be done, so … Continue reading

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A Roller Coaster of a Journey

Since beginning this Honors course at USF to collect school supplies for children in Afghanistan, I feel like I have ridden every ride at an amusement park. My decision to enroll in this class was like stepping onto Space Mountain … Continue reading

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One Pen. One Letter. One Goal.

On the first day of class this semester, as Professor Temple described the assignments and scope of this course, my mind was racing with ideas of constituent groups I could ask to support the collection of School Supplies for Afghanistan … Continue reading

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Gaining Perspective and Inspiration

I began my Monday morning in the typical way: by jumping out of bed and running to the coffee machine.  Little did I know at the time that the choice to drink out of my American Flag coffee mug would … 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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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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Cynic to Philanthropist

The word cynical is not new to me. In fact it’s been directed at me a few times and I honestly have described myself with the word. My distrust in people and belief that they are selfish has undoubtedly held … Continue reading

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