Category Archives: Philanthropy

Poverty Simulation event at the UDC during National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week (November 11-19, 2017) The Department of Social Work at Binghamton University’s College of Community and Public Affairs and the Southern Tier Homeless Coalition are again partnering to draw attention to the challenges of poverty through a Poverty Simulation, happening from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16 at the University Downtown Center. The simulation experience […]
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Moments from Malawi: Reflections from student volunteers

Binghamton University student volunteers are improving life for children in Malawi through participation in the Malawi Children’s Mission Partnership (MCM)  The Malawi Children’s Mission Partnership (MCM) is a collaboration between a local businessman and members of CCPA that helps students from a range of disciplines address the profound intergenerational cycle of poverty in Broome County and […]
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Moments from Malawi: Reflections from student volunteers

Thanks to all for the positive feedback and support of these posts on social media. We are so proud of our students, faculty and all who contribute to the work of the Malawi Children’s Mission Partnership (MCM). This week offers a glimpse into the essence of the MCM and what it is Binghamton University student volunteers, faculty […]
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Moments from Malawi: Reflections from student volunteers

Featuring Eboniqua Smith, MSW ’18 Malawi Children’s Mission (MCM) Partnership May-June 2017 “Experiencing economic poverty does not equate to unhappiness.” Part 1:  Cautious anticipation and the bolstering effect of a journal As the time quickly approaches to travel 7,762  miles away from family and close friends, I am at a loss for words. When I […]
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My Philanthropy Journey Continues: Reflections on the Youth Philanthropy Connect Conference

I first became interested in philanthropy and grant making through Professor David Campbell’s Philanthropy and Civil Society course, which I took during the spring semester of my freshman year. I left the course with a passion for philanthropy but no true “next step” in applying the concepts and critical thinking skills I had learned. Volunteering […]
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