"I Will Spend My Heaven, Doing Good On Earth"
St. Therese


  • Spent May/June in Lebanon volunteering w Syrian refugees

  • 7 years as Outdoor Leader for Sierra Club ICO (Inspiring Connections Outdoors) program for elementary and middle school children.

  • 4 years at YouthCare nonprofit, caring for homeless youth ages 17-21 in Seattle.

  • 8 years helping feed homeless in Seattle w Operation Nightwatch

  • 4 seasons as Cabin Big Buddy at Camp Erin Grief Camp for children ages 7 – 14 who have lost a parent or sibling.

  • 6 years as a volunteer with the IRC, International Rescue  Committee, mentoring a Burmese refugee family that was placed in Seattle.

  • 4 years as volunteer w Bridges to Understanding nonprofit teaching Digital Photography Storytelling to  middle-schoolers

  • Taught English to Burmese refugees in Mae Sot Thailand

How blessed I am to always seek opportunities to help others; and, in doing so, have received so much humbleness, thankfulness and hope for humanity in return.