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Most Recent Community Service Articles

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Carrying the Torch: Read Across America This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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To say that the three hours leading up to Read Across America were stressful is an total understatement. That morning, I had barely made it to first period before the bell rang, had forgotten to complete my sample drawing for the kids, had a... (more »)
Where Do the Homeless Live? This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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She asked me “Where do the homeless live?” She had spoken the answer without even realizing it, and I didn’t know what to say. Should I make up a lie about castles in the clouds? Should I pretend I didn’t understand... (more »)
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Step forward
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If you have the spirit to fight, then you can win. Those who are losers, those who are fearful, those who are cowards. Wake up. Wake up and step forward. You can change the world. If you can’t fight against thousands find one against whom you... (more »)
Ray of Hope This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Aspire, from the Latin word aspiro, loosely translates as “to breathe for a purpose.” I must confess that I find it perplexing how many of us involuntarily, and somewhat mechanically, follow the beaten path to success, but rarely... (more »)
Traveling Library This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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According to the National Center for Education Statistics, Merced County has a stagnant 24% of adults lacking basic literacy skills. Non-profit organizers have worked diligently in collaboration with libraries all over Merced County to increase... (more »)
Why Do I Volunteer?
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Why Do I Volunteer? Who wastes their time volunteering for the community? Well, that's what I used to think. I don't go above and beyond what anyone else does to volunteer, but I can gladly admit to the satisfaction I feel from it. Key Club... (more »)
Guatemala This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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My experience in Guatemala There is no better way to learn more about yourself, about God, and build new relationships than submerging yourself into a foreign culture and serving the people that live there. These mission trips or “service... (more »)
Community Service
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In today’s society there are many ways to come together as a unit and help renovate our community in a positive way. Throughout my lifetime I have witnessed and participated in many events to help send our community upright. There have... (more »)
Project Connect This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Jeanette, Olivia, Netty, Clarice, Alice, Stella, Marty, Theodore, Don, Joe, and Spencer – the names of my 11 grandparents. We are not blood-related, but they are my role models nonetheless, and frequently give me dating advice,... (more »)
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Dream Business: Umbrella Everywhere
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Although there is various weather forecasts nowadays, they are sometimes not so precise. The weather is still like a baby - sometimes likes to cry and sometimes is placid. It is so hard to predict accidental rains and how long they are going to... (more »)
Change Starts with One Small Step
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It is not your heart that truly tells you what is right, it is the passion guiding your heart that fuels your dreams. Community service is not only about passion, it is about commitment. By putting your faith and your help in others, it gives... (more »)
Glamour Gals
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Community Service is something that I personally could not live without. Most high school students view community service as a burden and just as a “requirement,” however I see it as a necessity. The gratitude I feel after giving... (more »)
Detrimental Volunteerism
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A mainstream subject of discussion of late among guardians, teachers, policymakers, students, and the media is the segregation of youngsters from their communities. Many individuals feel schools have a duty to construct spans among differing... (more »)
Running to Recovery This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Jennifer S. wrote the article “Running to Recovery.” I felt inspired by her journey to get back to full running again by all the hard work she put in. My eighth grade year, I went on to be the Ohio Division III State Cross Country... (more »)
Community Service
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Community service is very important in our generation. The people in our community whether they are a sports fan, a business owner, or a Floyds shelf stocker; they are helping each of us out. Community service can range from picking up trash,... (more »)
Volunteering Has Changed My Life
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Once a month over the course of six years, I have volunteered at the Canteen Dance for special needs children and adults. While volunteering at this dance, my life has been impacted in a big way. I have learned many things about myself that I... (more »)
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