Category Archives: 2011

The internet was not working last night….

I have failed to blog during this trip for a combination of not finding the time and just emerging into this experience. On our last night, I am feeling so many emotions. But the one that is the most prominent is … Continue reading

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I wish we could have had internet in Appalachia, to share our experiences each day, but at the same time I think that the time away from excessive technological stimilation made the trip more intensive and helped me be truly … Continue reading

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When Life Gives You Lemons…

Thursday was our final day of service working with the Center City Charter Schools. It was bittersweet walking the hallways, bustling with the mirth of students for the last time. I knew, however, that my team members and I had … Continue reading

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Hey everyone! So today we went to the Congress Heights Campus Center City Charter School.  One of the teachers at yesterday’s school had told us that this was in a rougher area, but we did not get to interact much … Continue reading

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Hi everybody! Yesterday (Sunday) we did our first service project at Children’s Playtime Project where we cleaned a playroom for children who live in this homeless shelter. We re-organized and sanitized the playroom in two hours and were excited about … Continue reading

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ASB DC 3/14/11

This morning our group was able to visit a local charter school, where we were split into individual classrooms. I was sent to the second grade, where I was able to bond with the children, many of whom had english as … Continue reading

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Habitat for Humanity

Friday was our last day of service at the Romero Center and a few of the other girls and I went to a Habitat for Humanity site in Camden. The site that we worked on was three row houses that … Continue reading

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a brief reflection on our experience in Ecuador..

I wouldn’t say I had the smoothest transition back into the states. It was a rough awakening to be in the bustle of Miami airport with phone calls and emails galore…which made me realize how much I had grown to … Continue reading

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Give yourself

Wow it’s been a great week for ASB Boston. I finally made to an ASB trip!! I have had a wonderful trip and the whole experience has been more than what I hoped for. First and foremost, the team was … Continue reading

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Generating Hope

Today was our last day volunteering at Community Servings in Jamaica Plain, MA.  This week has been thoroughly exhausting both physically and emotionally.  What I feel is incredibly unique about this organization is the fact that we as volunteers were … Continue reading

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