Day 1: Monday (Exploring Detroit)

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Today we had a free day to explore Detroit before starting some service tomorrow! We had a relaxing morning, packed some lunch, and headed to Belle Isle Park. Belle Isle is a 982 acre park in the Detroit river with multiple attractions such as museums and various education centers. We parked, hiked around parts of […]

Ford or Bust

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We started our Monday with a homemade breakfast made by the students, Ella, Anna, and Skyler. We were fortunate to share a spread of eggs, pancakes, fruit, and more! After breakfast, our group got ready for the day and headed to our first activity of the day: The Henry Ford Museum. The museum was filled […]

#DetroitOrBust

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And We’re Off… Departing from Erie, PA on Sunday, May 8, our first stop was in Cleveland, OH. During our first pit stop, we explored the West Side Market where we were welcomed by free samples of local produce in addition to a wide selection of meats, cheeses, and desserts. To get pumped for the […]

A Truly Transformational Experience: Detroit Edition

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This past spring break, I was lucky enough to go on an ABST. ABST stands for “Alternative Break Service Trips” that Gannon University has held for many years. These trips are meticulously planned beforehand in order to provide students with the best experiences possible in service and learning. I chose to go on an ABST […]