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First-person narratives from people working for positive change
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Activate! – Horse Angels: Bill Walters

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Bill Walters shares his joy of working with horses with illness, injury, or behavioral problems, on a beautiful ranch run by veterinarian Dr. Sue Wittenberg.The ranch provides refuge and rehabilitation for animals, and great opportunities to learn from Dr. Sue. Also, more volunteer opportunities from the City of Bloomington Volunteer Network. LINKS Horse Angels Horse Rescue Horse-Angels Horse Rescue Volunteers …

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Activate! – Bloomington PRIDE: Kelly Brown

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Kelly Brown talks about volunteering Bloomington PRIDE and how her experience has allowed her, as a studen, to connect to the larger Bloomington community outside of IU. Also, more volunteer opportunities from the City of Bloomington Volunteer Network. LINKS Bloomington Pride PRIDE Volunteers Quarryland Men’s Chorus Spencer PRIDE

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Activate! – Bloomington Symphony Orchestra/CHIRP – Audrey Jo Williams

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Audrey Jo Williams of the Bloomington Symphony Orchestra talks about her work with CHIRP, the BSO’s program to provide instruments to underpriveleged youth in our community. Also, more volunteer opportunities from the City of Bloomington Volunteer Network. LINKS Bloomington Symphony Orchestra BSO Board Treasurer Indiana Youth Musicians Bloomington Community Band

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Activate! – Salvation Army Food Pantry – Part 2: Mercedes Jones

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Part 2 of our interview with a woman who helped set up a new food pantry. Our weekly segment spotlighting people working for positive change in our community. EXTERNAL LINKS IU Crimson Cupboard

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Activate! – Salvation Army Food Pantry – Part 1: Mercedes Jones

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Part one of our conversation with a Salvation Army volunteer who decided to start a brand new food pantry. Our weekly segment spotlighting people working for positive change in our community. EXTERNAL LINKS IU Crimson Cupboard

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Activate! – Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Central Indiana: Charlotte Marks

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Charlotte Marks talks about the mission and her experience with Big Brothers Big Sisters. Also, more ways to connect to your community from the City of Bloomington’s Volunteer Network. EXTERNAL LINKS Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Central Indiana BBBS Community Bigs Couples Bigs

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Activate! – Council for Community Accessibility: Vicki Pappas

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Vicki Pappas on the work done by CCA to educate about issues facing our community and the positive action CCA brings to working towards solutions. Also, more ways to connect to your community from the City of Bloomington’s Volunteer Network. LINKS Council for Community Accessibility AccessAbility Decal Project Surveyors Team Growing Opportunities Education Volunteer CCA Activities & Events Committee

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Activate! – All-Options Pregnancy Resource Center: Gina Gordon

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Activate! – Jamie Hillner

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Jamie Hillner talks about the mission and her experience with Girls Inc. Also, more ways to connect to your community from the City of Bloomington’s Volunteer Network. LINKS Girls Inc After-School Program Volunteer Girl Scout Leaders Boys and Girls Club Programs

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Activate! – Bloomington Animal Shelter: Tom Rea

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Tom Rea, a volunteer Adoption Counselor and Animal Handler for the Bloomington Animal Shelter, on how he came to work with the shelter and the fulfillment he gets from his time there. Also, Volunteer Connection offers ways for you to volunteer to help animals in our community. LINKS Bloomington Animal Care and Control (Animal Shelter) Cat Care Volunteers Needed! Uplands …

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