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Help Support the Granny Project

Corawill  is a Connecticut non-profit that helps support an amazing project that benefits both elderly pensioners and handicapped orphans in Bulgaria. Under the direction of Tabitha Foundation, a
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Corawill Volunteers

This month, volunteers with Corawill, Inc., a Danbury based 501 (c)(3), will travel for our fourth year to Bulgaria to help out with Leadership Academy GLOW and Tabitha Foundation. Our helpers include
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Christmas Cards from Corawill, Inc.

Corawill, Inc, a Danbury 501(c)(3) has Christmas cards available that are hand-made by children living in a social institution in Bulgaria. All proceeds go right back to the children to support
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GLOWing Again in Bulgaria

Above, morning announcements and energizers. Leadership Academy GLOW (LA GLOW) is a week-long summer camp in Veliko, Tarnovo, Bulgaria for girls 14 to 18 years old.  This camp was founded in 2000 by
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TBT: Home Coming Korea

While working as a flight attendant for Eastern Airlines in the 70s and 80s,  I made dozens of trips to India and Korea with Americans for International Aid to bring ‘home’ children adopted by
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Connecticut Volunteers in Vratsa

Volunteers with Humanitarian Travel Abroad (see HTA LLC above) in the US had another wonderful week with the children of Vratsa Social Home in Bulgaria. The home has 61 children aged 7 to 17, many
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Community Volunteer Opportunity with Healing the Children Northeast

Healing the Children Northeast has opened a beautiful new thrift shop at 27 East Street in New Milford, CT, and they are looking for volunteer staff. All proceeds go towards helping children in need
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Making a Home More ‘Social’ in Bulgaria

According to Lumos, an organization helping children without caring families, around the world 8 million children live in institutions and a 90% are not orphans. For myriad reasons – poor parenting,
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WCSU HIghlights Leadership Academy GLOW

On Tuesday, March 4, I will discuss “Leadership Academy GLOW” at 12:30 p.m. in Warner Hall on Western Connecticut State University’s  Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. I will share my
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A Show of Strength in India

While in Kolkata, India, visiting programs supported by Empower the Children (ETC), I was invited to a wonderful evening of music, dance and theater. The actors included children from the Preyrona