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Thursday, 01 September 2016 11:17

Volunteer in Thailand with Globe Aware

Kris Depowski O'DonnellKris is an education and communications professional, teaching at the University at Buffalo and working as a field producer providing medical reports to more than 100 television stations around the country. She loves making a difference through international volunteer work. Why did you choose this program? Globe Aware…

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Writer Linda Formichelli's new book "How to Do It All: The Revolutionary Plan to Create a Full, Meaningful Life — While Only Occasionally Wanting to Poke Your Eyes Out With a Sharpie" has a chapter on volunteering and features Globe Aware as one of the resources. Formichelli considers the fact…

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Thursday, 02 July 2015 00:00

Difference Maker

Ian Tilling, a retired British policeman, went to Romania to help children in need. His nonprofit Casa Ioana is a place where women and children can go to feel safe and learn how to rebuild their lives. Ian was so inspired and pleased with the impact and success of his…

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Friday, 23 October 2015 00:00

Voluntourism comes to Cuba via Dallas

Globetrotter Kimberly Haley-Coleman takes East Dallasites around the world By Brittany Nunn As the Obama administration eases travel restrictions to the long-exiled island of Cuba, millions of Americans are preparing to flock there in the upcoming years. Among those celebrating is Kimberly Haley-Coleman. Haley-Coleman, a multigenerational Lakewood resident, is the…

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Tuesday, 15 December 2015 15:38

Global Wings volunteer takes flight

Adan Gonzales was one of Globe Aware’s first recipients of the Global Wings initiative. Gonzalez grew up in Oak Cliff, a predominately Mexican-American community in Dallas that is mostly known for crime and socioeconomic strife. As a child, he sensed a disconnect between his surroundings and the American dream his…

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Wednesday, 20 May 2015 14:43

Being Aware of Your Globe

Globe Aware founder and executive director Kimberly Haley-Coleman wrote an article for Everyday Ambassador's “Wednesday Wisdom”, a weekly series curated by Everyday Ambassador Partnerships Manager Anjana Sreedhar. In her article, Kimberly highlights central values such as empathy and patience, and how they all relate to building a comprehensive cultural understanding about…

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Wednesday, 06 May 2015 14:29

Globe Aware partners with EA

Globe Aware is pleased to announce a partnership with Everyday Ambassador, a best-practice network of global citizens and organizations that believe that human connection, even in an increasingly digital world, is the key to lasting, positive social change. April Wrap-Up: Updates from Our Partners Today’s post marks the third post…

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Wednesday, 25 March 2015 14:32

Be Part of the Solution

Globe Aware founder Kimberly Haley-Coleman was offered the opportunity to explain the attraction of volunteer vacations with Globe Aware to Perrault magazine readers. Kimberly uses her not-for-profit company's Thailand destination to illustrate her points. READ THE ARTICLE - CLICK HERE

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Thursday, 26 February 2015 00:00

Making a Difference

David Conrads, correspondent for The Christian Science Monitor, recently wrote an inspiring profile on Caroline Boudreaux who works with India's orphans and started The Miracle Foundation. Caroline Boudreaux is a passionate, effective advocate for India's orphans The Miracle Foundation dramatically improves standards in a growing network of orphanages. By David…

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Tuesday, 02 December 2014 14:14

Q & A: The Festive Traveller

Kimberly Haley-Coleman, founder and Executive Director of Globe Aware, recently sat down with Jessica Wynne Lockhart, contributing editor at Travel with Purpose's Verge Magazine to discuss how to make the most of a volunteer vacation. The Q & A is below. How to be an effective global citizen during the…

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