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This Summer I am going to spend two months volunteering with Urban Promise in Wilmington, Delaware. Urban Promise runs free Summer camps for youth in the area to help get them off the streets and realise their potential. During my time in Wilmington I will be working 6 days a week with a busy 12 hour schedule every day. I am required to raised $1500 to pay for my accommodation and food during my two month stay and would greatly appreciate any donations.
I first heard about Urban Promise through my friend Jo Hulks who did the Summer internship there two years ago. After hearing what an amazing time she had and how the people there had a genuine passion for what they were doing, I became interested in going out there myself. I was fascinated by the stories Jo told me about the kids that Urban Promise help and the struggles they face on a daily basis. I felt compelled to get involved and be a mentor to the kids there, and so decided to participate in the Summer internship. My time in Wilmington will be intense and busy, but I am very excited to experience a completely different environment and get to know new people and make friends.
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