Monthly Archives: June 2017

Week 2!

I genuinely cannot believe how fast this summer is going! More importantly though I don’t think I can yet fully comprehend the immense feeling of accomplishment that I feel at the end of my days working at NSI.  While the … Continue reading

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A Collaboration in the Works

Hey everyone. Just to remind you guys, my name is Jake Humphrey; and I am a current Columbus Foundation Summer Fellow working with Green Columbus. As part of my duties at Green Columbus, I will be collaborating with another non-profit, … Continue reading

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Why Wildlife?

I grew up in a small town in southwestern Ohio. I lived on 6 acres of land that backed up into our local metro park filled with deer, coyotes, rabbits, birds, wildflowers and trees. My parents live on a small … Continue reading

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Week Two: Community Is Key

Hello again! Week 2 of my fellowship experience has been INCREDIBLE and I cannot wait to see what the rest of the summer has in store. To begin, I’ll introduce myself further than I did last week… My name is … Continue reading

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Week 2: I love this place

After my first day at Central Community House, I knew this place was special. But, I thought to myself, “That’s just the first-day high. This is just the honeymoon phase. By next week, I will view this place as just work.” … Continue reading

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Week 2: Digging Deeper

Another week full of learning at Homeport! I am really starting to see first hand how housing plays a key role in all aspects of a person’s life. Housing stability can ensure job stability, higher school performance, better nutrition, and … Continue reading

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Week Two

Greetings! My second week at the Hoover YMCA Park has flown by and I feel like I’m really in the swing of things as it comes to close. I’ll just share a few of the highlights from this week. I … Continue reading

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