Category Archives: 2013

11 THINGS I LEARNED DURING MY ASB ASHEVILLE EXPERIENCE:

When staying in a hostel over top a trendy brew pub featuring nightly live music, BRING EAR PLUGS! The store, Ingles, is pronounced “IN-GULLS” not “EEN-GLACE,” and it is a general – not a latino – grocery store! Baby wipes … Continue reading

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Last Day!

Today was the final day of our stay in Asheville, NC, and our second day with the Western North Carolina Alliance (WNCA). The French Broad River is the body of water that is most affected by the coal ash pollution, … Continue reading

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Newark – last day of service! :(

So today was our last day of service here in Newark!  It started off on an exciting note because the team that usually stays at the Girls and Boys Club was able to go to the United Way of Essex … Continue reading

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ASB Newark, NJ 2013!

Hey all! It’s hard to believe it’s already the 5th evening of my ASB Jersey trip! Over the past few days, my team (“Team Rocket”) and I focused on doing demolition work at a church (and a bit at a … Continue reading

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ASB TEAM JERSEY OFFICIAL DAY 4

It’s our last day here with the kids. We’re going to NYC tomorrow to relax and chill out. Today was just plain chaotic, haha. I was going crazy! We went to help United Way organize and sort clothing in the … Continue reading

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ASB Newark

Today was my third (and final) day of working at the Boys and Girls Club of Newark, New Jersey, and I am not looking forward to leaving. On the first day of the trip, I was a bit apprehensive. I’ve … Continue reading

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Boys and Girls Club

The children of Boys and Girls Club in Newark, New Jersey are beautiful! They are so vibrant, creative, and smart. For the majority of my trip I worked in the Art Room helping kids paint, draw, and create projects. Since … Continue reading

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Day 1 with the Western NC Alliance

Today we learned specifically about the coal ash problem and several methods for engaging the public, such as canvassing. In the morning, Rachel told us about the history of the Western North Carolina Alliance (WNCA), which was founded 30 years … Continue reading

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ASB TEAM JERSEY OFFICIAL DAY 3

Oh my god! I can’t believe that it’s day 3 already. Time really goes by so fast when you’re having the most fun :) When I told the part time staff that I really appreciated all their hard work for … Continue reading

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Best Friends Forever and Always…and Forever

Today I made a new best friend, Mutt Mutt. Mutt Mutt is the sweetest, most beautiful golden pup I ever laid my eyes on. While talking to Matt Matt our contractor, Mutt Mutt the dog bounded towards me through the … Continue reading

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