Detroit Days 5 & 6

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This will be the last update from team Detroit! Hi, my name is Ha, one of the other team leaders and I will be sharing the last highlights from Friday and Saturday.  On Friday morning, we did the usual service at Earthworks – sifting compost and preparing beds. After lunch at the Capuchin Soup Kitchen […]

Detroit Day 4

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Hi everyone, it’s Tim for Day 4 of the Detroit ABST! Today we were back at Earthworks only to encounter a bit of rain! We divided into two groups- one went to the hoop house to do some raking, weeding, and harvesting and the other went to the greenhouse. At the greenhouse I helped with […]

Detroit Day 3

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Hello, this is Christina and Breanne writing from Detroit about our full third day. Today was filled with action and service. We started off the morning early, heading to Earthworks Farm. A part of our group worked together to sift compost that would then be raked and spread by some of the others to help […]

Detroit Day 2

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Day two of the trip to Detroit and this time coming from Adam. We started the day off in the house with a nice home cooked breakfast before heading out to Earthworks, a local urban garden here in Detroit associated with St. Bonaventure Monastery. Today we were given an amazing tour around the entire complex […]

Detroit Day 1

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The first update from the Detroit trip! My name is Mia, and I am one of the student leaders on the trip and I will be sharing a little about our first full day experiencing Detroit. On Monday, we started our day reflecting on the travel experience and creating affirmation bags for everyone. Affirmation bags […]

DC 2024 Day 2

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This year’s Washington, D.C. ABST consists of 2 staff accompaniers, 2 student leaders, and 6 student participants. Our team arrived in Washington, D.C. around 5pm on Sunday, May 5. We spent Sunday settling into the center, picking up some groceries, and going to bed early to get ready for a 6am start on Monday. Monday […]

Last day in Merida!

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My name is Mikel-Bryan Ott and I’m a senior Sports management and marketing major apart of the 2024 Merida ABST.On our last official day in Merida we started early with a fun activity before our service activity happening later. As a group we departed for the beach around 8:30am which was when our local accompanier […]