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Activate!

First-person narratives from people working for positive change
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Activate! – Lotus Blossoms : Loraine Martin

Glimpse behind the scenes with Loraine Martin as she describes Lotus Blossoms program for children. Also, more volunteer opportunities from the City of Bloomington Volunteer Network. Activate! is produced by Jennifer Brooks with help from Christine Brackenhoff, along with the City of Bloomington Volunteer Network. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:11 — 2.4MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | …

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Activate! – Trashion Refashion: Kelly Wherley and Deb Christiansen

From the Activate! Archives: Kelly Wherley and Deb Christiansen on Trashion ReFashion and their experience with this great event. Also, more volunteer opportunities from the City of Bloomington Volunteer Network. Activate! is produced by Jennifer Brooks with help from Christine Brackenhoff, along with the City of Bloomington Volunteer Network. Link to Original Story. Podcast: Play in new window | Download …

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Activate! New Life New Leaf : Mary Goetze

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Mary Goetze regales her experiences volunteering with New Leaf New Life, an organization using the framework of therapeutic justice to support incarcerated individuals in their efforts to make a successful transition back into the community. New Leaf New Life offers programs for both inmates and the formerly incarcerated, and also offers support to the families of the incarcerated. Listen to …

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Activate! Quarryland Men’s Chorus : Robert Ping Slater

Robert Ping-Slater shares his experience being a part of the Quarryland Men’s Chorus, a positive performance-based community for gay and bisexual men and their allies in South Central Indiana. Through vocal excellence and fellowship, participants in the choir develop community and artistry. Listen and be inspired to get involved! Learn about this and other volunteer opportunities from the City of …

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Activate! – People and Animal Learning Services (PALS) : Emily Webster

Emily Webster shares her experience working with People and Animal Learning Services (PALS), a therapeutic program for people with disabilities that also provides opportunities for recreational riding. PALS helps particpants build strength and learn how to care for animals. Also, more volunteer opportunities from the City of Bloomington Volunteer Network. LINKS Pet Therapy at Hospice Facility PALS New Volunteer Training …

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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 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:13 — 2.4MB)Subscribe: iTunes …

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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 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:24 — …

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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 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:22 — 4.9MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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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 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:43 — 5.2MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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