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Bossy’s (Bones and Saucy) guide to Fundraising

Written by volunteers Dreana and Brittany:         Hello! I’m Dreana, aka Bones (a nickname given to me by my D2A family), and this is my third year fundraising for Dreams to Acts. Taking on the goal of … Continue reading

April 5, 2017 at 3:23 pm by Tracy

2016 trip post from Rea Nießen

Written by volunteer Andrea Nießen: People sometimes ask me why I do what I do. Why I am spending my time off, my money to travel, and all my love on these projects for over 6 years now? And I … Continue reading

March 6, 2017 at 6:49 pm by Tracy

Pre-trip new volunteer blog: Lorin DeBellis

Written by volunteer Lorin DeBellis: Here I am only a few days away from making my first trip with Random Acts to San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua and I still can’t believe I’m going. It was actually only in January … Continue reading

July 1, 2016 at 6:43 am by Tracy

Pre-trip new volunteer blog: Angela Nevin

Written by volunteer Angela Nevin:  I have been a participant and follower of Random Acts for quite some time.  I drive a little yellow Mini Cooper that I regularly turn into a mobile message board working to make little changes mean … Continue reading

June 30, 2016 at 1:24 am by Tracy

Pre-trip returning volunteer blog: Deidre Slingerland

Written by volunteer Deidre Slingerland: It’s almost here! In just a few short days, I will find myself again making the journey to San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua with Random Acts. But why? One could argue that I am simply a … Continue reading

June 28, 2016 at 2:18 am by Tracy

Meet Jordan, FHS student and foreman on the campus construction project

Those of you who watched our 2015 trip video may remember Jordan Marin, who works with our general contractor Austin Drill on the construction of the campus and also attends the Free High School on Saturdays. (If you missed the video, we’re making … Continue reading

February 4, 2016 at 6:13 pm by Tracy

Nicaragua Volunteer Perspective: Taylor Hardman

Written by volunteer Taylor Hardman: It has been nearly two months since we left Nicaragua, and yet, I’m still clinging to the experience. I was still living out of my suitcase up until two weeks ago. I still carry Nicaraguan … Continue reading

January 20, 2016 at 11:37 am by Tracy

Nicaragua Volunteer Perspective: Taylor Kauffman

Written by volunteer Taylor Kauffman: When people ask me how the trip was I respond with something along the lines of “awesome,” “amazing,” “one of the best experiences of my life”, all of which are true but none fully encompass the … Continue reading

January 15, 2016 at 10:00 am by Tracy

Nicaragua Volunteer Perspective: Andrea Nießen

Written by volunteer Andrea Nießen: As a former volunteer and fundraiser for Random Acts’ Hope2Haiti project, I went on this first Nicaragua trip with some expectations, curious about how the projects would differ or where they would be similar. Honestly … Continue reading

January 8, 2016 at 3:58 pm by Tracy

Nicaragua Volunteer Perspective: Dreana Ferguson

Written by volunteer Dreana Ferguson: On December 31, 2014, I tried to keep my list of New Year’s resolutions short and achievable. I wanted to try new knitting patterns and explore new recipes. I wanted to focus on being kinder … Continue reading

December 31, 2015 at 10:00 am by Tracy

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