Category Archives: Non-Profits

Anna Provenzano, Rainforest Partnership

Rainforest Partnership: Saving the Rainforest one Community at a Time Introduction I conducted an internship at Rainforest Partnership (RP), a non-profit organization in Austin, Texas from May to December 2017. RP is dedicated to ending the effects of deforestation in the Amazon basin by partnering with indigenous communities to develop their own sustainable products […]

Mariana Garcia, Hays Caldwell Women’s Center

During the Fall 2017 Semester, I was an intern at the Hays Caldwell Women’s Center. I worked with the Primary Prevention team as one of the education interns. The Hays Caldwell Women’s Center (HCWC) was founded in 1978 by a group of women who came together in order to provide a place for women’s personal […]

Kyleigh Hoelscher, Hays County Food Bank

Client Stories Internship for Hays County Food Bank Kyleigh Hoelscher   The Client Stories Internship required a multitude of tasks which pulled from a few different skill sets. As a Client Stories Intern for the Hays County Food Bank during the summer of 2017, my main responsibility was to approach clients (clients are people who […]

Alejandro Allen, Hays County Food Bank

AN INTERNSHIP WITH HAYS COUNTY FOOD BANK: EXPERIENCES OF FOOD INSECURITY AND AGENCY   Alejandro Allen   HAYS COUNTY FOOD BANK: RESCUE, REDISTRIBUTE, AND EDUCATE Hays County Food Bank (HCFB) was founded in 1984 as a food bank exclusively serving the city of San Marcos. A food bank is defined as “a non-profit organization working […]