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I came into my internship thinking that I would be the one teaching kids how to add, subtract, and write sentences. Instead, the kids were so hungry for knowledge that they practically taught themselves. Their determination and hard work really shows that perseverance will get you to where you want to go in life. Jessica L. , Intern 2013
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In the middle of the second week of my internship, I was feeling a little bit down. I had been enjoying my work, but I was somewhat unsure of how well I was teaching these kids, and pretty sure most … Continue reading
I had a hard time thinking of my personal story to share with TIPS. I have really enjoyed working with Food Lifeline but there haven’t been many situations that were especially exciting or stressful. The days are all very similar … Continue reading
I am finally back at Seattle Children’s after three long weeks away from work! I wanted to just let you know once again how grateful I am for the opportunity that you, and TIPS, have given me this summer. When … Continue reading
Day 1 – July 1st – Ellensburg The sun was shining as I came into Campsite at Kiwanis State Park in Ellensburg. We had brought along our Guide Dog Jello who seemed to be getting a lot of attention from … Continue reading
I’m alive. After four weeks of working at the Power of Hope I can proudly and firmly say I have successfully trudged through half of my internship. This trudging is comparable to the life of an infant. There are moments … Continue reading
Today was one of the best days ever because today we went on a hike at Wallace Swamp Creek Park. At least once a week my supervisor and I decide to go on a little adventure for the kids whether … Continue reading
My first day started off the way I expected consisting of the normal first day emotions and procedures that include: showing up early, double checking the bus route, asking and re-asking if the bus goes to the right place, how … Continue reading
Thanks to all the donors who participated in the Seattle Foundation’s GiveBig at the end of June. We received over $4000 that will be matched, in part, by the Seattle Foundation, and will support our current summer program.
TIPS was the proud sponsor of two projects, organized by TIPS alumni, which were recently awarded a seed grant from the Mother House Fund. The Youth Ultimate Project, led by Chris (TIPS alum) and his team from the Northwest School, … Continue reading