“Me Books,” Stickers, and Shaving Cream

  • August 29, 2013
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Last week, (as a Support Team Coordinator) I had the honor of hosting the First Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady Support Team. Their arrival coincided with our second annual Premiacion competition so the team worked with the 2 special classes that won.   This competition promotes good behavior and

A Shared Expedition

  • August 28, 2013
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Safe Passage is teaming up with the Hurricane Island Outward Bound School (HIOBS) of Maine to provide college students with an unconventional semester beginning in small boats and ending in a five week volunteering experience at Safe Passage. The Hurricane Island Outward Bound School’s 81-day Multinational Sailing and Service

Gifts of Joy

  • August 27, 2013
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Every month, the Sponsorship Team spends one or two days in the project and in the Escuelita delivering correspondence and birthday gifts to our students. This month, we delivered 56 birthday gifts, and 35 kids recieved correspondence from their sponsors, we also delivered 7 birthday gifts to 7 mothers.

Health Fair: toothpaste, bandaids, and lots of stickers!

  • August 23, 2013
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Shared Beat, aided by Safe Passage, organized and hosted a health fair providing medical care, physical therapy, and lenses to students, families and the community.Each station touched upon a different aspect of the body and staying healthy.  After feeling and viewing the ulnar and radial bones (those between the

Our first storm

  • August 12, 2013
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Safe Passage had a booth at the Maine Boats, Homes and Harbors Show, and unfortunately, in the pouring rain, we found our canopy was not at all waterproof.  We had to keep all our brochures in large zip lock bags, and we stood bundled in our rain gear all