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Mae Rim Village

While in Thailand, we went to a hill tribe village and we encountered an experience that was unforgettable. We got to this village not knowing anything about what we were going to do and we ended up being greeted by … Continue reading

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Siam Insect Museum

Going to the insect museum was a very unexpected but great experience. We are both definitely not fans of bugs but we’re able to step out of our comfort zone and experience something really cool. Before going we were scared … Continue reading

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Cave Explorations

The walk in was about a mile through the jungle, as we walked Kim stopped and talked to us about how the caves were formed. He explained to us how the cave ceiling was the floor of a sea millions … Continue reading

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Visiting Wat Phadharabhirom

So far, getting to see some of the sacred temples of Chiang Mai was a whole different experience compared to the rest of the trip. Learning about the teachings of Buddhism and getting to see the inside of the temples … Continue reading

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Thank you to Kiwanis of Newburgh!

The staff and 2019 cohort of Global to Local are super grateful for the support of Kiwanis of Newburgh!  For the second year in a row, their generous donation will help fund student volunteer work abroad, and in our city … Continue reading

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Mid Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union supports Global to Local

People of all ages had a blast at our recent event, enjoying the music from DJ Mizz Official, placing bids for song requests, playing corn hole and taking their chances on the raffles.  Caroline and Vicki worked tirelessly to help … Continue reading

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Greater Newburgh Rotary Supports Global to Local for the Second Year

We couldn’t do what we do without the generous support of local non-profit organizations like Greater Newburgh Rotary Club! This is the second year in a row that they have supported the efforts of our young scholars to make a … Continue reading

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Thank you to Finkelstein and Partners

Last week, Partner from Finkelstein & Partners, Personal Injury Attorneys Nancy Morgan represented the firm while presenting Newburgh Free Academy student Matthew Wasson with a donation towards Global to Local’s partnership program with Into the Wild.  We are so grateful for their … Continue reading

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Global to Local on the UN Peaceboat

On Friday July 13th, along with three students from Global to Local,  we were fortunate to head out to Manhattan Cruise Terminal to attend Peace Boat’s Education for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals program, which focused on empowering youth to … Continue reading

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History Hidden in Modern Cambodia

I came to this country expecting to see mindsets of destruction and disaster. Nevertheless, I wouldn’t think it would be a secret itself. The country keeps its own secrets from its people. When the Khmer Rouge decided to kill roughly … Continue reading

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