Help for NOLA

Over Martin Luther King Weekend, I was fortunate to travel with kids from my temple and two other neighboring synagogues to New Orleans, Louisiana on a service trip. In this photo, you’ll see the fourteen kids from our temple, Temple Emanu-El. That’s me in the baseball cap and black sweatshirt. I had a wonderful experience and…

Soup Kitchen

On Monday I volunteered at a soup kitchen at the Unitarian Church of All Souls. This is not the first time I’ve been to All Souls to volunteer.  My school has a longstanding partnership with All Souls, but I often just show up on Monday nights to help out when I can. When I first arrived,…

Volunteering at the Library

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been volunteering at our local community library, helping teach a craft program for younger kids. The program always fills up, which is why the instructors need extra help. Here I am outside the program room.   I am one of three teenagers who help approximately sixteen kids ages 6-11…

A Wolf Licked My Face!

One great experience I had this summer was helping care for wolves at Mission: Wolf in Westcliffe, Colorado. I was able to do something I thought I could only dream of: meeting a wolf. I was able to visit Mission: Wolf thanks to a company called The Road Less Traveled. I went on a program…