Welcoming Immigrants Home

Welcoming Immigrants Home

Where to begin? Six months have passed, yet I feel like I just began to get the hang of things. Growing up the daughter of two immigrants and biracial, I can empathize with the feeling of existing in between; as…

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Impromptu Concerts

Impromptu Concerts

Part of life as a volunteer living in Queens is taking the subways everywhere. I know this is a normal part of a New Yorker’s life but it does not cease to be an experience every time. I’ve recently thought…

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A Time To Reflect

A Time To Reflect

Do you know when you go on a retreat or go on a vacation, and you try to put aside your daily struggles and troubles, and all you can do is smile and enjoy every moment? My journey with Mercy…

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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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