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By Matt Chernov February 14, 2017 Though some might imagine the typical volunteer as a college student gaining valuable life experiences in a far-off country, the truth is that all types of people generously donate their time and energy every day. More than ever, this includes families volunteering together while…

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From The Huffington Post January 17, 2017  By Christopher Elliott, Author of How to be the World’s Smartest Traveler (and Save Time, Money and Gassle) How should Americans travel abroad in the age of Donald Trump? No matter how you voted in the last election, the answer is the same:…

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Tuesday, 18 October 2016 10:56

What do you know about volunteer vacations?

Oct 18, 2016, 04.26 PM Volunteer vacations or ‘voluntourism’ are exactly what they sound like; individuals spend anywhere from a few days to a couple of months working on social and environmental projects. Would you rather spend your annual two weeks of vacation sipping sangrias on a tropical beach or…

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Tuesday, 23 August 2016 10:26

Using your vacation to do good

August 23, 2016 Wisconsin State JournalBy LISA M. DIETLIN For Lee Enterprises Are you always in search of that one-of-a-kind special vacation? Are you constantly trying to find time to do good? There’s a tremendous opportunity to have a very special vacation, meet amazing people, visit places you’ve never been…

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  • Source Wisconsin State Journal
Wednesday, 01 June 2016 10:38

5 Ways To Give Back When Traveling

Travel Pulse writer Janeen Christoff explores the many forms and partners volunteer vacations are available.  Cruise Line & Cruise ShipCarnival’s new social impact cruise line, Fathom, debuted with much fanfare in April — and has continued to garner accolades from the traveling public throughout its inaugural sailings. One of the…

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Tuesday, 08 March 2016 13:33

Give Back While You are on Vacation

Emma Sarran Webster writing for Teen Vogue explores how to turn spring break into a truly worthwhile, beneficial vacation through a volunteer vacation with Globe Aware and other working vacation facilitators. 6 Spring Break Ideas That Allow You to Give Back While You Vacation From a Kindergarten in Argentina to…

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Great news article by By Erika Miranda, writing for The Latin Post, on how youth can be inspired to give back to their community through volunteer vacations. Teach youngsters to be grateful for their blessings and give back to the community while enjoying their Spring break vacation in Latin America.…

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Thursday, 18 June 2015 12:48

International Day of the African Child

UniversalGiving™, a website that helps people give and volunteer with the top-performing projects all over the world, is recognizing the International Day of the African Child and some of the better projects and volunteer vacation facilitators. UniversalGiving Celebrates International Day of the African Child On June 16th, 1976, about ten…

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Monday, 22 June 2015 12:48

Volunteering and Your Dream Job

Mark Horoszowski is Co-founder of MovingWorlds.org, a global platform connecting people who want to volunteer their skills with social impact organizations around the world. Mark recently wrote this great article on volunteering which appearred in his blog and in The Huffington Post. Good for the World, Good for You -…

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  • Source The Huffington Post
Writer Sally Bassett Brown offers a commentary in Carmel, IN, Current in Zionsville newspaper on the joys of traveling abroad, engaging locals and volunteer vacations. One of the greatest joys of leading “voluntourism” retreats, trips mixed with travel and service, is the mixture of ages within a group.  Recently I…

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