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'We are living on hope, without it we have nothing to keep us pushing on'

While I was volunteering in South Africa I had the privilege of meeting this man, who I can’t name for his security reasons. It all came about while working alongside the UNHCR campaign to counsel victims of the xenophobic attack that happened in Durban in that year. 923 more words

Darwin Day

  Happy Darwin Day! I’m a fan of nerdy holidays and celebrating science. I’m especially fond of Darwin Day because of it’s focus on scientific exploration at an international level. 395 more words


FRCC Students Can Access Free Food Pantry on Feb. 16

The food pantry at the Westminster campus is ready to provide food, support and resources to Front Range Community College students in need. The grand opening will occur on Feb. 799 more words

Front Range

Volunteering; Why Haven't I Done This Before?

My first day volunteering the only thing I could think the whole time was – why haven’t I done this before? I couldn’t believe how good it felt to get out there and use skills that I had had for years for something that wasn’t just retail, it was retail with a heart and soul, retail that was going towards something real. 438 more words

Cancer Council

Wild Romania

My school was very good at planing trips for the students to go on. Having heard about what this trip entailed I was all for it and lucky, as my friends we’re up for it too. 562 more words


Communities Big and Small

Written for the Kerrisdale Playbook:

The word community is one we hear frequently in the news and in our personal lives. In Vancouver, we might read a story that mentions the business community or the artist community. 1,352 more words