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A Fresno State lacrosse player shares her eye-opening volunteer travel experience in Peru and living with and learning from the Cuzco community. Enjoy!   Two weeks in Peru with Lauren Kiszely 7/24/2019 12:00:00 PM | By: Savannah Stoeckle / Communications Assistant FRESNO, Calif. - For many college students summer vacation…

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  • Source Fresno State Athletics: The Pride of the Valley
By MARTY TRILLHAASEMay 15, 2019 It’s admirable that Sen. Mark Schoesler, R-Ritzville, and Reps. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy, and Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, compiled a perfect attendance score in Olympia this year. But when you’re following strict rules, it’s easier to be diligent. Schoesler, Dye or Schmick operate under a less-than-forgiving system:…

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  • Source Lewiston Morning Tribune
Monday, 29 April 2019 13:05

A profound volunteer travel experience

Idaho Senator Brent Hill shares the profound impact a Globe Aware volunteer vacation he took to Vietnam with his sons had on him. What Vietnam taught me about Idaho By Sen. Brent Hill | Guest columnist Apr 25, 2019 Vietnam. The very word sent chills down the back of every…

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  • Source Idaho Post Register
Wednesday, 13 February 2019 11:59

Volunteering and Healthy Living

Using hard earned-vacation or paid time off to volunteer may not resonate with everyone right off the bat. Understanding how volunteer travel and volunteering both domestically and internationally creates a healthier lifestyle, while also helping and learning from others is important. Working together as equals with host communities is a…

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  • Source OURCOMMUNITYNOW.COM
A family’s week-long volunteer vacation in Cambodia harvested a new global perspective for their four children, ages 10-17. For their volunteer project the Vlaisimsky family spent time building a well for the community, assembling and distributing wheel chairs to landmine victims, and teaching English at a local non-governmental organization providing…

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  • Source Fit Fathers
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 11:09

Have fun! Help People! Teaching in Cambodia

It all started with a Facebook post. 'Anybody want to join me for a 1-week volunteer trip to Cambodia...?' Well, sure I do! And thus began a life-changing adventure! On the Wednesday night before Thanksgiving, despite the holiday madness, my friend Mira Wooten was gracious enough to drive me up…

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  • Source Self
Thursday, 08 February 2018 10:36

Voluntourism - Your Ticket to Cuba

Story and Photography by Donne Paine I believe hurdles in life are meant to be jumped over are and not obstacles to stop us. When initial plans to vacation in Cuba were derailed by hurricane Irma, my heart was broken but not my spirit. I had to find another way…

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  • Source Self
Service, Sights, and Rainbows! Many of you have shown interest and asked what it's like to spend a week of your vacation time volunteering abroad. We want to devote this post to showing you how a week of volunteering abroad can bring you so close to one country while giving…

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  • Source The Wandering Class
The Center for People with Autism and Down Syndrome is to be set up in a former kindergarten through the help of volunteer groups such as Globe Aware. The building was made available by the City of Prejmer, and the money for building materials and labour came from US foundations…

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  • Source Self
Voyage Dallas October 4, 2017 Today we’d like to introduce you to Kimberly Haley-Coleman. Kimberly, let’s start with your story. We’d love to hear how you got started and how the journey has been so far. I was raised with a deep love for different cultures. Before I got an…

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  • Source Self
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