Archive for 01/2016

Shore Good Times Fundraiser and Notice of AGM

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Now that the snows coming down and the mild winter is over…  ...as in previous years, our thoughts turn towards the 53rd Weeks annual general meeting (AGM) and Shore Good Times networking / fundraiser weekend to be held on June 17-19, 2016.  This year, well be heading to Atlantic City to relax and rejuvenate with members and friends of The 53rd Week.    …

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It’s time to enter communities with questions instead of answers

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Happy New Year from The 53rd Week! For 2016, The 53rd Week welcomes blogger Jasmine Waslowski, a graduate of McMaster University and a young professional with an interest in asking hard questions about volunteering abroad.   *** Two years ago, I was wrapping up an experience that could be considered my first foray into “voluntourism”. I don’t typically label this experience in that way,…

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