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#441 Make a Kiva Loan

I first heard of micro loans through the Free the Children organization in middle school. They are small loans given to individuals living in poverty who lack the resources to start a business. The idea is that the receiving individual can use the loan to buy supplies, training etc. to start their own business and… Continue reading #441 Make a Kiva Loan

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#116 Donate your Hair to People Fighting Cancer

I remember when I first heard that cancer patients undergoing treatments would lose all of their hair as a result of chemotherapy.  My first reaction was that I wouldn't be able to bear losing all of my hair, which I had kept long for my entire life.  When I discovered that I could donate my… Continue reading #116 Donate your Hair to People Fighting Cancer

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#43 Help Build a House

I interned at Habitat for Humanity in the summer of 2015 as a Marketing & Fundraising coordinator.  In this role, I was in the office organizing corporate build days for businesses around Halifax.  I also got to help build one of the houses when we had our staff day on the build site. All of… Continue reading #43 Help Build a House