Fueling The Future: Volunteers Aid Hungry Children

Currently, the city of San Marcos, Texas, has a rising rate of 36 percent of its citizens living below the federal poverty line. But who am I to care and why should I? I am a college student, constantly battling my days filled of tests, interning and the constant effort to…

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Soup Kitchen Courage

“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something is more important than fear; the brave may not live forever but the cautious do not live at all” (Source). This is one of my all-time favorite quotes from the book behind one of my favorite movies, “The…

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Volunteering: Not For the Faint of Heart

Volunteering isn’t for everybody. Volunteering SHOULD be for everybody, but that would also involve living in a perfect world (we don’t and we never will). A couple of years ago I took my first nonprofit class at Murray State. Much like many of the other students enrolled in that class…

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Children on the Edge has changed me; maybe it will change you too

I am excited to be working with VoiceBox Media in their “Children On the Edge” series this fall because I can’t think of more important time to dive into the immigration topic head first. Not only will this series help me come next November, but I believe it will help…

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