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Lafayette College

December 6, 2012

Reflections on Safe Harbor

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Stephanie Hunter ’15 Safe Harbor Volunteer   I go down to Safe Harbor on Monday nights, and it never fails to be a wonderful experience. I look forward to interacting with the residents every week and hearing about their progress as they work towards leaving Safe Harbor. I also look forward to our “life chats” […]

Lafayette College

December 6, 2012

Cadence Visits Safe Harbor

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Kelly Carpency ’16 Safe Harbor Volunteer   Last Wednesday, I had the opportunity to hear Cadence sing at Safe Harbor. They did an amazing job, and I loved listening to their singing. What struck me was the number of residents who came to listen as well. They really enjoyed the performance. A few of them […]

Lafayette College

December 6, 2012

Safe Harbor – A New Understanding

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Eric Tilson ’15 Safe Harbor Volunteer   When I walked into Safe Harbor, I didn’t fully understand my purpose for being there.  We are a few college students hanging out for a couple hours with people who likely have so much on their plate that they can’t even give us their undivided attention.  I was […]

Daniel Kim

November 29, 2012

November Volunteer of the Month

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Daniel Kim ’13   Major: Civil Engineering Landis Program: Sharing the Caring       Highlights Daniel possesses a high level of enthusiasm. It is not uncommon to see Daniel singing, dancing, or telling a clever joke. Daniel is dedicated to making everyone around him feel involved and welcomed in conversation.

Sarah McInnis

November 29, 2012

October Volunteer of the Month

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Sarah McInnis ‘16   Major: Undecided Landis Program: S.K.I.P. at Easton Area Community College       Highlights As a first year student, Sarah went beyond the expectations of a first time volunteer. Without hesitation, Sarah engaged the elementary and middle schools boys in conversation at the Easton Area Community Center. Sarah gives her undivided […]

Lafayette College

November 29, 2012

S.K.I.P. – An “Extra Push”

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Sarah McInnis ’16 S.K.I.P. Volunteer   My time spent through SKIP at the Easton Area Community Center is always the highlight of my week. The kids are awesome and always so happy when we arrive. Whether we are there for homework help, to play games or to make arts and crafts, both groups could not […]

Lafayette College

November 29, 2012

Volulnteering With S.K.I.P.

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Anna Salvatore ’13 S.K.I.P. Volunteer   I began volunteering with SKIP during my freshman year because I wanted something meaningful to fill the gaps in my day. I signed up not knowing anyone and on my first day I was surrounded by dozens of new faces. As the kids ran up to the veteran volunteers […]

Lafayette College

November 15, 2012

Reflections on KIC

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Aleni Mackarey ’16 Brian Dierze ’16 Kids In the Community   Our names are Aleni Mackarey and Brian Dierze. We are freshmen this year at Lafayette College, and so far, we have loved every bit of our Leopard experience! Over the summer, we participated in the Pre-Orientation Service Program and were both fortunate enough to be […]

Lafayette College

November 15, 2012

Experiences with WWNP

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Rachel Barron ’16 West Ward Neighborhood Partnership   It was 4:00 and time for me to get ready for WWNP.  The sun was shining so I donned a pair shorts and a t-shirt.  I knocked on my neighbor’s door and we rushed over to Markle Hall.  It was the first time either of us had […]

Eleanor Roosevelt

October 11, 2012

Learning and Leading Through Experience

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Andrew Goldberg ’15 AR*C – SALZ Program Coordinator         Born into a wealthy family from New York, Eleanor was never supposed to live a life where she would have to be concerned with the suffering of others. Her parents wanted her to marry into a wealthy family of high status and carry […]