Author Archives: jilldisbro

Building a Path: Homeport to Tepoztlan

With Week 8 having come and gone I’m left wondering where the heck my summer went! I began the summer looking forward to 10 weeks of great non-profit experience and exposure to important people in the Columbus non-profit sector.  I … Continue reading

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Convergence

Week 7 of my summer as a Columbus Foundation summer fellow at Homeport was all about convergence.  During a crazy week filled with learning sessions, backpack stuffings, produce distributions, and Business Process Management I saw so many things that have … Continue reading

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Backpacks Stuffings have arrived!

Finally backpack stuffings have arrived!  I have spent the past weeks, maybe even month, sorting, analyzing, and imagining every possible aspect of backpack stuffing events.  As I mentioned before Backpack Distributions are a big part of the services we provide … Continue reading

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Halfway Point

I can’t believe five weeks has already passed.  We are all now half-way through our summer fellowship and I have no idea where the time has gone.  It feels like I just arrived yesterday and yet when I pause to … 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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The ABCs of Networking

The ABCs of networking: amateur espionage, baseball, and coffee tables. This third week of my dynamic fellowship I began to step out of my Homeport daily work and into the wide world of non-profit volunteer programs across Columbus.  Out in this … Continue reading

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The Homeport green and my first Produce Fair

Two weeks has just FLOWN by.  Projects, volunteer days, and meetings.  Research, writing, and diagraming.  It feels like I have done just about everything in the past two weeks that could possibly be done at one job in an entire summer … Continue reading

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