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haven of hope

Haven of Hope

My junior year of high school I immersed myself in a Denver homeless shelter by volunteering every day for two weeks. The shelter, Haven of Hope, focuses on the “invisible” members of society which stood out to me. I had never thought of homeless people as invisible before, but often they are treated as if …

NSCD

Of all the volunteer work I’ve done, my work with the National Sports Center for the Disabled was by far my favorite. I would go skiing with a disabled person for a day as an “instructor” and assist them getting themselves and their equipment on the chairlift. While this isn’t exactly saving lives, it is …

Cherry Creek ISD

My senior year of high school I did a two week immersion service project for the Cherry Creek School District. I acted as a preschool teacher’s aide while I was there. I loved working with the kids, even though they sometimes seem impossible to deal with. I would say this was my biggest test of …