Expanding My Boundaries. At this same time last year, I wasn't educated enough about homelessness. I believed that "It wasn't my problem, it was theirs." After my trip to Chicago, I started viewing this issue from a new perspective. They are a part of our community, and every community they live in; they are people who simply need our support and encouragement. What I learned … [Read more...] about Homelessness From a New Perspective
Introduction to Trip Leader Hello! I’m Ericka, and I’m leading the Chicago Bear Breaks trip! I’m so excited to be a part and lead this trip! Panel Reflection This past week, my fellow trip leaders and I had the chance to listen in on a panel that involved Professor Lyle Foster and Amanda Stadler from Community Partnership of the Ozarks. They were aware of the problem of … [Read more...] about The Fight Against Homelessness and Hunger
Introduction to Trip leader Hi, my name is Joe Elbert. I am a junior at MSU and I am majoring in special education. I am co-leading with Shelby Borchert the trip to Aurora, Colorado and me and my partner can not wait for this trip. I was a participant on the Dallas trip last year and that was such a good experience that I wanted to lead a trip this year. I’ve held leadership … [Read more...] about Serving up Smiles in the Rockies
Hi my name is Alexander (Alex) Baguio. I am a senior and major in Hospitality Leadership. I will be leading the service trip to New Orleans. I really enjoy cooking and want to one day cook in a 5 star restaurant. Having been to New Orleans already, I have a good idea of the activities I want to do and all the service opportunities that we have there. Service in NOLA My … [Read more...] about New Orleans Update!
What exactly is sustainability? I'm glad you asked. Sustainability is meeting the needs of our present life without harming the future generation to meet their own needs. As you can see, this is pretty vague yet direct definition that we can put into a simple equation: Present Life + Needs = The future generation Our needs are five things: air, food, water, sleep, and … [Read more...] about Think Globally, Act Locally: Indianapolis, IN