Volunteer story

14 09, 2017

Ladies Who Bring Lunch

2022-03-11T11:46:31-05:00September 14th, 2017|

Around the International Institute of New England, Meg Glazer is known as the leader of the “Ladies Who Bring Lunch.” Since April, a group of eight to 10 women has volunteered their time once a month at Meg’s home to prepare and deliver culturally appropriate, packed lunches for 50 students attending English classes at [...]

29 05, 2017

Fostering Friendships over Food

2022-03-11T11:38:37-05:00May 29th, 2017|

IINE-Lowell and local community groups unite residents and newcomers at shared dinners. On Jan. 24, 2017, Lowell community members and three newly- arrived Congolese families gathered for a meal at IINE-Lowell’s site office. The potluck meal was hosted by the local Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Khalil Abdo’s smile disguises the difficult [...]

29 05, 2017

Volunteer Highlight

2022-03-11T11:40:59-05:00May 29th, 2017|

Louisa French, Resettlement and Employment Training Volunteer, IINE-Lowell Over the past five years, Louisa French has volunteered at the International Institute of New England’s Lowell site office in nearly every capacity. From organizing in-kind donations to setting up newly-arrived families’ apartments, she plays a significant role in welcoming newcomers to Lowell. Louisa’s personal interest [...]

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