It’s 4:00 p.m. on a Monday in the Positive Community Kitchen, and volunteers are chopping, dicing, pureeing and mixing together fresh ingredients to be served to families impacted by a life-threatening disease. Volunteers just entering the kitchen grab an apron, wash up and turn to Cody Fuqua, head chef, for further instruction. Sometimes interrupted by […]Read More Positive Community Kitchen
As a marketing and multimedia intern for the Children’s Miracle Network, I wrote blog posts promoting fundraising events and other announcements to be featured on the CMN national website.Read More Children’s Miracle Network Blog Posts
I was invited by University of Oregon Men’s Basketball to a private practice with the miracle families from Children’s Miracle Network to take photos for the social media pages I managed in preparation for the 2018 INFINITI Coaches’ Charity Challenge. In addition, I wrote this blog post about the ICCC that was featured on the […]Read More 2018 INFINITI Coaches’ Charity Challenge
Nestled in a corner of the Erb Memorial Union is the warm and inviting Duck Nest Wellness Center. Students are greeted at the front desk with a reassuring smile and friendly advice to make themselves a cup of tea and feel at home. The open floor plan resembles a living room with ample seating, low […]Read More Feeling down about leaving the nest?
University of Oregon Dance Marathon and UO students having fun creating and decorating holiday cards and posters for the local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital – PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend.Read More Dance Marathon Holiday Cards for Kids
When asked why it’s important for the university to honor its student veterans, Graduate Employee Veterans Program Coordinator Samantha Roberts paused to carefully craft her response. She explained a part of appreciating veterans is choosing the right words when describing veterans since they are often associated with being broken and people fail to see how […]Read More “My fellow Americans” includes everyone
To celebrate the Halloween season we invited our local miracle kids and their families from PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend trick-or-treating on greek row during University of Oregon’s Greek Week 2017. I produced and edited this video as a call to action for those to support our local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital by […]Read More Dance Marathon Trick-or-Treating!
It’s early morning on Spencer’s Butte and Claire Kiss is perched on a boulder. She watches as the sky slowly lightens up, like blue watercolor spreading on a blank page. Kiss takes a pen and a sheet of paper from her backpack. With a click of the pen, she uses the boulder as her desk […]Read More Turning Point of Claire Kiss
I spent the morning with the volunteer organization, Friends of Trees, based in Eugene. Their mission is to create greener and more sustainable neighborhoods in the Eugene area. Trees guarantee many benefits, such as providing oxygen, offering shade, increasing property value and decreasing air and soil pollution. Trees contain what some scientists refer to as […]Read More Friends of Trees