Adventure Philanthropists (26)

Financing your Adventurous Life

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Milford Trek, photo by GoErinGo

In this latest video, I chat about how to live and finance your adventure philanthropist life!

What are you waiting for? Watch the video

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Inspiration Safari *Interview*

Wednesday, January 1st, 2014

madagascar_josephine, photo by Kristian Ruggieri

Adventure Philanthropist Kristian Ruggieri shares her documentary film project: Inspiration Safari.

Learn what inspires her, as well as where and why she volunteers across the globe.

And check out her videos too!

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Volunteering in Dangerous Places

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

Erin in Druze Dress

Lebanon is one of the most complex countries I’ve visited, which made volunteering there especially stimulating (if not a little scary at times).

Read more about this quintessential volunteer experience…

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Be a Volunteer Firefighter! *Video*

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

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Two facts: 1) Every 23 seconds, firefighters respond to an emergency call, and 2) 3/4 of all firefighters are volunteers.

Who knew our fire services are overwhelmingly volunteer? Here my friend Ken enlightens me about how and why he became a volunteer firefighter:

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Volunteering Around the World

Monday, November 26th, 2012

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I met Julia at a hostel in La Paz, Bolivia. As we chatted, it became clear that Julia was the poster child of volunteering abroad, with several significant stints under her belt.

Here’s a taste of Julia’s volunteer experiences in Iceland, Bolivia, the Galapagos and Cambodia:

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Volunteer in Mexico! *Video*

Saturday, November 3rd, 2012

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I met Luana on my San Blas sail. One day, she told me that she actually started her around-the-world trip in Mexico, volunteering at a nonprofit organization helping children for 3 months.

Watch Lu’s video on what she did and why she wants to return…

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Helping Orphans in Romania *Video*

Saturday, September 15th, 2012

Romanian Girl Close

My friend Brid has volunteered in both South America (Ecuador) and Eastern Europe (Romania) during her travels.

Hear what she discovered during her 2 trips to Romania and the lessons that she shares for all of us interested in volunteering overseas.

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Volunteering in Nepal *Video*

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

ABC Sunrise Outline GoErinGo © Erin Michelson

Do you want to volunteer overseas?

Watch the video and hear how my good friend Pirjo from Finland uses her professional skills to help leprosy patients in Nepal.

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Lucy’s Fund

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012

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Jill set up Lucy’s Fund in honor of her friend Lucy who lived in Kenya, but died before achieving her greatest wish.

Jill is a true Adventure Philanthropist – traveling to a foreign country, making local friends, seeing a need and stepping in to help.

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The Lucky Ones

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

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I consider myself the lucky one to have found the 3Sisters / EWN program for my Himalayan trekking experience. You can be lucky too!

Watch the video and read about the organization’s fabulous work to improve the lives of Nepali women.

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