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Category Archives: Amizade Global Service

Amizade Programs in Pittsburgh

Amizade is thrilled to have welcomed two groups of volunteers from our community sites around the world to Pittsburgh this year! In April, Amizade hosted a group of 10 young men from Northern Ireland. The young men and their chaperons came from Amizade’s community partner in Belfast, YouthWorks. While in the US the group had a… Continue Reading

Amizade Merges with Volunteer Expeditions

Amizade merges with Volunteer Expeditions and offers volunteer opportunities in New Orleans We are thrilled to announce that Volunteer Expeditions, a wonderful organization that we have been working with for years, and Amizade will be merging! Patti Vile founded Volunteer Expeditions in 2007 after planning her Temple’s trip to New Orleans and realizing the effect… Continue Reading

Amizade Introduces Greeting Cards from Bolivian Youth

This holiday season make the gifts you give count twice. Show your support of the global community by purchasing a set of brightly-colored greeting cards, hand painted by Bolivian youth with disabilities. All proceeds go directly to CEOLI, a Bolivian-based non profit organization dedicated to the service and empowerment of low-income children with physical and… Continue Reading

Fair Trade Learning Fellows

Amizade is thrilled to announce a new opportunity for you to get involved with Amizade, fair trade learning, and our communities around the world. This competitive, nine month Fellowship for undergraduate and graduate students focuses on professional development, networking, and recruitment strategies. Fellows are ambassadors of the organization and will learn about topics such as… Continue Reading

Amizade Expands to India Trinidad and Tobago!

Amizade is proud to announce that, for the first time in 8 years, we are expanding to two new countries: India and Trinidad and Tobago! In Trinidad, Amizade will be partnering with the small fishing community of Matelot, working to tackle a range of environmental issues including preservation of the coastline, maintaining local hiking trails… Continue Reading