Category Archives: Volunteering

Atlanta’s Unsheltered No More Public Debrief Outlines Survey Data and Next Steps

Interview data collected from 637 homeless people living in Atlanta was summarized in a public debrief that I attended yesterday. The data was collected with the help of 190 volunteers. I was one of them, and had the opportunity to interview … Continue reading

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Volunteering to Build a Homeless Registry

With the help of social workers and police escorts I volunteered on Friday morning to interview homeless people for the City of Atlanta’s Unsheltered No More project, aimed at building its first homeless registry. It was a saddening, but positive … Continue reading

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CAFS Website Re-Designed

Over the past few months in my spare time, I’ve been helping the Canadian Association for Food Studies re-develop its website in WordPress. We’ve finally launched the website.

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Bringing About Better Understanding

Not long ago I helped build a website for a non-profit organization that sends medical equipment and personnel from Canada to Nepal. They also organize a number of other initiatives that their website describes. Most of the work I did … Continue reading

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Volunteering in El Salvador

I was recently accepted onto a team going to El Salvador in February 2011 for a Habitat build! More details here.

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Ride for Refugee

On Saturday October 2 I’m riding my bike for 50 km on a team raising money for the Welcome Home Refugee Housing Community in downtown Kitchener as part of the Ride for Refugee Canada event. I’m looking forward to riding … Continue reading

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Volunteering in Macedonia

From July 4 to July 18 2010, I will be volunteering in Veles, Macedonia, for Habitat for Humanity. I’ve set-up a separate blog to let people know how my preparations and adventures in Macedonia go. I’ll be blogging my updates … Continue reading

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CN Tower Climb

I climbed the CN Tower stairs yesterday for the WWF in about 21 minutes. It was my third time participating for the annual event, and hope to take part in it again next year. Maybe it was just that it … Continue reading

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The Lindy Ledohowski Website

Thankfully, after a busy few months at the end of 2009, I’ve been able to get back into volunteer website design in my spare time over the winter. The first website I’ve completed since last summer was just finished. Check … Continue reading

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Farewell

A few nights ago I visited, with some of the other team members, one of the families that are moving into one of the homes we are building. Seeing the conditions they are living in now, and having a chance … Continue reading

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