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service girls, one year of service

October 11, 2011


A year ago, I was invited to participate in this neat group called “The Service Girls”, which, contrary to what you might think, is a group of 12 women who get together once a month for a community service volunteer project. To refresh your memory: each woman is assigned a month of the year and is […]

service girls, september 2011

September 19, 2011


For our final service call of the year (can you believe that?!), six Service Girls attended Fashion First fashion show benefiting Rise n’ Shine. Rise n’ Shine provides emotional support programs, stability, advocacy and AIDS education for children and teens affected with HIV/AIDS. Our job was to help seat guests at the show, held in the Showbox SODO […]

service girls, august 2011

September 12, 2011


August’s Service Girls call was helping to clean up after Camp Erin, a weekend bereavement/grief camp for children who have experienced the death of someone close to them. Camp Erin is a program of The Moyer Foundation, which was founded in 2000 by MLB-star Jamie Moyer and his wife. From the website: It is a […]

service girls, july 2011

August 17, 2011


Oh man – I started this post over a MONTH ago and am just getting around to posting it now. I kept blaming the loss of my camera battery charger, but then I realized that the photos from this event were actually on my phone, so really there’s no excuse. So anyway, a few weeks […]

service girls, june 2011

June 27, 2011


On Friday, my volunteer group visited OPERATION: Sack Lunch for our June service call. OPERATION: Sack Lunch is a meal and basic necessities provider serving the un-housed, no and low income, food insecure children, women, and men, who call Seattle their home. We are a grassroots project that began in 1989 with 30 lunches in the kitchen of founder, Singer / […]

let’s hear it for new york

March 15, 2010


  Let’s get this NYC recap out of the way so I can go on with my life. It’s only been a week but I think it’s taken me a full week to recover. Here’s the detailed overview: Friday: arrive Grand Central Station. Decide to conquer my fear of the subway since we couldn’t catch […]


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