Monthly Archives: June 2014

Speeding Up

My work at the Foodbank is really kicking into high gear and I am loving the quick pace. I just sent out the invitations to the workshop on food insecurity I am putting on at the end of my term … Continue reading

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Finding a Passion, Chicken Style

A recent college grad determining a career path is like a chicken with its head cut off, frantic and confused without the ability to see what comes next.  After graduating in May with two very broad majors in Philosophy and … Continue reading

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Waterman Farm Ditch

  Earlier this week our watershed coordinator and I went to check up on the Waterman farm ditch renovation on Ackerman run. This is located off of Kenny Rd on the OSU agricultural grounds west of the Olentangy. This area … Continue reading

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Pet Projects and Progress

Whew!  Last week (Week 4) was the first week of Young Masters Camp, so it was time to see if all my prep work in the previous weeks was enough to keep us moving forward.  Well, I am happy to … Continue reading

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I’ve Never Been Wake boarding…

…until yesterday! One of the things I love most about working with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Columbus is seeing all of the amazing programs and activities the club members are exposed to. On this particular Saturday 14 members … Continue reading

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World Refugee Day

June 20th was World Refugee day and in honor of this CRIS put on a small festival to commemorate this day and celebrate the diverse refugee cultures represented both in Columbus and throughout the world. The event was full of ethnic … Continue reading

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Volunteer Management Adventures

My fourth week at the Ronald McDonald House has been quite an adventure, to say the least. This ‘adventure’ consisted of 50 boxes of pillows, three volunteer groups, and one volunteer orientation session. This all resulted in one highly caffeinated/sugar … Continue reading

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Everyone’s Favorite: A Very Long Post Regarding A Very Complex Subject

The buzzword on my mind this week at the pantry is everyone’s favorite: privilege. Yes, privilege, the conversation topic that frequently incites discomfort but almost always re-shapes and progresses an individual’s understanding of themselves and the world they live in. … Continue reading

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Researching and Reaching Out!

As I delve into the research component of my project, what will help in retrieving information on how individuals can apply for various programs that will assist Charitable Pharmacy of Central Ohio patients with the cost of premiums, co-pays, prescriptions, … Continue reading

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Let the Fun Begin!

The third week of this fellowship was the first week of camp for the summer.  We started off the summer with the older kids in our Teen  Workshops.  There were two camps in the morning, Mighty Metals and Cartooning 101, … Continue reading

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