Dr. Tricia Gears Up for Guatemala

  • Posted by Courtney Quigley
  • On July 23, 2019
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This year, HOPE’S IN is so excited for our teams to go to Guatemala! Our summer Service Learning Exchange will host 77 volunteers who will work with seven families to build their new home together, host two weeks of medical clinics alongside local doctors, and strengthen relationships with two children’s homes that have recieved medical grants from us this year. Also, some of our volunteers will get to spend time with our community group for teen mothers and at-risk girls. It will be two very full weeks! As we get ready for our first team to arrive, we asked Dr. Tricia, a volunteer going for the first time, to share […]
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Hope’s In Academy: Alina’s Experience

  • Posted by Courtney Quigley
  • On July 16, 2019
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“As a group, we learned that with dedication and commitment, we can reach even beyond our goal to make Barrington High school plastic-free.” -Alina Khan, Sophomore at BHS Below is a reflection from Alina, a student from the first graduating class of the Hope’s In Academy. The Hope’s In Academy is a leadership development program for Freshmen in District 220. The program teaches students about nonprofit management, social impact, and leadership. Each group within the program created a service project to put their knowledge to the test. Next school year, we will welcome the second class of the Hope’s In Academy thanks to a grant from the Barrington Area Community […]
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