Wednesday, January 1st, 2014
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!
Wednesday, April 17th, 2013
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…
Wednesday, December 5th, 2012
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:
Monday, November 26th, 2012
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:
Saturday, November 3rd, 2012
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…
Saturday, September 15th, 2012
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.
Wednesday, August 15th, 2012
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.
Wednesday, July 4th, 2012
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.
Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012
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.
Monday, January 16th, 2012
While on Honduras’ Mosquito Coast, I met with Dr. Harry Castillo Luther, the founder of the First Garifuna Hospital. The hospital is the only free hospital in Honduras and serves the region’s Garifuna community.
Here’re a few of Dr. Luther’s ground-breaking initiatives: