This morning we woke up at 4:45 to do service with back on my feet. We were a bit groggy but excited for the love and encouragement Back on My Feet would bring to us. As usual, when we arrived at our site the run began with a circle of hugs to brighten and uplift … Continue reading Friday: Full of Surprises
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Halfway through the week and today was definitely the peak (so far) of the week. I literally don't even know where to start because today was very eventful and productive. We started off the day very early and ended relatively late. We started our day with Back on our feet Baltimore, again, an organization that … Continue reading Wednesday: Back on My Feet & Paul’s Place
Today, our team visited two community partners! One of them was called Bea Gaddy and the other was a local Community Garden. Bea Gaddy was an emergency food center that provided food and necessary supplies to thousands of families in Baltimore. When we reached there, we found out that their organization was actually closing and … Continue reading Tuesday: Bea Gaddy & Community Garden
Today we served with and learned about two inspiring nonprofit organizations in Baltimore: Baltimore Station and Back on Your Feet Baltimore. We started off our day by working with Baltimore Station, a homeless shelter and food pantry that helps homeless males, specifically veterans. Baltimore Station provides its members with housing, food and career assistance. We … Continue reading Monday: First Day of Service
Today, we had the opportunity to explore the rich history of Lovely Lane UMC as well as spend an afternoon admiring the celebrated Inner Harbor. After breakfast, some AB members attended service at Lovely Lane UMC, after service we all had the opportunity to enjoy a tour of the church. We learned about the many … Continue reading Sunday: Exploring the City
Made it to B-more!!! Yesterday, Saturday March 18th, the A-Bmore team all met at UMD and departed for our AB trip around noon! With our vans packed with duffel bags and sleeping bags, we were excited to finally head to Baltimore! Since we're relatively close, the one hour car ride wasn't that bad, definitely bearable. … Continue reading Saturday: First day of AB