The Unknown

The Unknown

A year of service. Eleven months, seven students, four new roommates, one Native American reservation, zero familiar faces, and thousands of miles away from home - that’s what I signed up for. I signed up for the unknown, the unfamiliar,…

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Beacons Of Hope

Beacons of Hope

“The idea that some lives matter less is the root of all that is wrong with the world.”  ― Paul Farmer My time with Mercy Volunteer Corps has produced more memories, adventures, and lessons than I ever could have imagined. My…

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Count It All Joy

Count It All Joy

I am three months into my year of service and I have experienced both unexpected joys and difficult moments. This year is challenging because we are engaging in the lives of people who face daily hardships. They live in poverty. They live with language…

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