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2015 Giving Tuesday Round-up

On Tuesday December 2nd, charities, businesses, families, community centres, schools and many others will take part in initiatives to improve the communities around them.  Founded in 2012 by New York’s 92nd Street Y, … 585 more words

News & Events

Volunteering with the Maldivian Red Crescent

Yesterday I was super bored because I had run out of interesting ideas to write about and almost everything I saw seemed either too mainstream (hipster alert) or too not-my-kinda-thing, thing. 683 more words

Giving thanks

I have so much to be thankful for and humbled by. I’m so blessed; I have a wonderful amazing support network comprised of other beautiful strong people whom I admire and love dearly; I have a wonderfully playful adorable pup who is loving and loyal and has brought me so much joy and taught me responsibility; I have a sweet roommate who has turned into a friend that I trust and appreciate; I have a job that pays me to continue to live a lifestyle I am accustomed to that many people would dream of; I have my health; I have amazing opportunities that continue to make their way into my life at every turn; I have freedom and literacy; I have education readily available; along with clean water; I am alive. 914 more words

Life

My First Radio Appearance: Impact Africa!

In a previous post, I mentioned that I recently joined the Memunatu Magazine team as a campaign manager for their Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign. Just a brief synopsis, Memunatu is a classroom magazine for teenage girls in West Africa that promotes literacy, leadership, and empowerment.  358 more words

Life After College

What kinds of volunteers become more motivated by community currency? 
Influence of perceptions of reward on motivation

Local communities in Japan are struggling to increase the number of participants in volunteer activities in order to revitalize local life. To maintain the enthusiasm of active volunteers and entice new volunteers, a new type of reward to increase motivation is needed. 196 more words

Research Article

The Great Northern

A few weeks ago I spent my weekend volunteering at The Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair and soaking up everything it had to offer. Going behind the scenes of running a huge craft event and getting involved in how everything comes together was a great experience for me and I’m sure will come handy in my future career. 644 more words

Design

On line Walking Toolkit

With the help of adventa we launched our new on line walking toolkit at Usk this week in front of an audience of countryside volunteers, tourism ambassadors and other interested people. 11 more words

Walking