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Wednesday, 07 February 2018 11:09

Have fun! Help People! Teaching in Cambodia

It all started with a Facebook post. 'Anybody want to join me for a 1-week volunteer trip to Cambodia...?' Well, sure I do! And thus began a life-changing adventure! On the Wednesday night before Thanksgiving, despite the holiday madness, my friend Mira Wooten was gracious enough to drive me up…

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Thursday, 08 February 2018 10:36

Voluntourism - Your Ticket to Cuba

Story and Photography by Donne Paine I believe hurdles in life are meant to be jumped over are and not obstacles to stop us. When initial plans to vacation in Cuba were derailed by hurricane Irma, my heart was broken but not my spirit. I had to find another way…

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Service, Sights, and Rainbows! Many of you have shown interest and asked what it's like to spend a week of your vacation time volunteering abroad. We want to devote this post to showing you how a week of volunteering abroad can bring you so close to one country while giving…

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The Center for People with Autism and Down Syndrome is to be set up in a former kindergarten through the help of volunteer groups such as Globe Aware. The building was made available by the City of Prejmer, and the money for building materials and labour came from US foundations…

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Voyage Dallas October 4, 2017 Today we’d like to introduce you to Kimberly Haley-Coleman. Kimberly, let’s start with your story. We’d love to hear how you got started and how the journey has been so far. I was raised with a deep love for different cultures. Before I got an…

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Family volunteering holidays Is your family ready to really make a difference on your next overseas trip? By Carolyne AllmarkApril 2, 2017 Nobody wants to raise spoiled, entitled kids with no sense of empathy, or any idea of how lucky they are to live a life revolving around happy school…

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Thursday, 01 September 2016 11:17

Volunteer in Thailand with Globe Aware

Kris Depowski O'DonnellKris is an education and communications professional, teaching at the University at Buffalo and working as a field producer providing medical reports to more than 100 television stations around the country. She loves making a difference through international volunteer work. Why did you choose this program? Globe Aware…

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Writer Linda Formichelli's new book "How to Do It All: The Revolutionary Plan to Create a Full, Meaningful Life — While Only Occasionally Wanting to Poke Your Eyes Out With a Sharpie" has a chapter on volunteering and features Globe Aware as one of the resources. Formichelli considers the fact…

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Thursday, 02 July 2015 00:00

Difference Maker

Ian Tilling, a retired British policeman, went to Romania to help children in need. His nonprofit Casa Ioana is a place where women and children can go to feel safe and learn how to rebuild their lives. Ian was so inspired and pleased with the impact and success of his…

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Friday, 23 October 2015 00:00

Voluntourism comes to Cuba via Dallas

Globetrotter Kimberly Haley-Coleman takes East Dallasites around the world By Brittany Nunn As the Obama administration eases travel restrictions to the long-exiled island of Cuba, millions of Americans are preparing to flock there in the upcoming years. Among those celebrating is Kimberly Haley-Coleman. Haley-Coleman, a multigenerational Lakewood resident, is the…

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