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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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A little bit of hope.

Six boxes down, four to go! And maybe even more!! We did not have class yesterday, giving us time to collect all school supplies to be shipped to Afghanistan. I was able to collect 6 boxes worth of school supplies, … Continue reading

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How far a pencil can take you

This week’s class began as an introduction to the fundraising world. As we begin writing our letters to friends, family, and just about anyone we can get to help, I can’t help but wonder: where do I begin? Or an … Continue reading

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Where are you, America?

What inspires us to lend out a helping hand to someone? Is it out of pity? Is there something in it to benefit us? Do we do it to feel better about ourselves? Or is it something more? Is it … Continue reading

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Occupy That!

Occupy Wall Street. Occupy D.C. Occupy Tampa. Occupy USF. Occupy this. Occupy that. We are the 99%. Everywhere you turn these days, it seems another “Occupy” movement has cropped up. While I can appreciate the rights of these groups to … Continue reading

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