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Help those who need it most and dive into their stories, it might help you write un unforgettable chapter in your own.

Find a story to build your own and tell us about it.

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Through my time and support I do my part to make their summer more enriching, but at the same time, they also teach me new things that go beyond any knowledge you can learn at university.

Through my time and support I do my part to make their summer more enriching, but at the same time, they also teach me new things that go beyond any knowledge you can learn at university.

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Enric

I feel profoundly inspired by the women I cared for

I feel profoundly inspired by the women I cared for

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Maria

I learnt that, although I couldn’t speak their language, I was more connected to people I had only known for a week than I was to people I had shared thousand of hours.

I learnt that, although I couldn’t speak their language, I was more connected to people I had only known for a week than I was to people I had shared thousand of hours.

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Mar

I Ieft there with the feeling that I had gained more than I had been able to give myself.

I Ieft there with the feeling that I had gained more than I had been able to give myself.

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Anna

But instead would be more moved by the fact a student had spent some time making a little gift for them.

But instead would be more moved by the fact a student had spent some time making a little gift for them.

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Inés

With the same joy and the same smile, from ear to ear.

With the same joy and the same smile, from ear to ear.

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Carolina

It was also a good opportunity to give my time to others and thereby realise that this is what you need to do to be happy.

It was also a good opportunity to give my time to others and thereby realise that this is what you need to do to be happy.

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Laura

It was helpful for me to open my eyes, to realise that we live in a Western bubble

It was helpful for me to open my eyes, to realise that we live in a Western bubble

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María

I have learned how to communicate without words.

I have learned how to communicate without words.

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Mercé

Humanity is born in every child

Humanity is born in every child

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Nacho

Changing the world starts with a desire to change ourselves.

Changing the world starts with a desire to change ourselves.

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Xavier

Sometimes we need to stop everything to remind ourselves what’s really essential in life.

Sometimes we need to stop everything to remind ourselves what’s really essential in life.

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Elena

Just dive in and you'll find out what it's all about and how you feel. I felt it, lived it, enjoyed it and experienced it, and if I have one thing clear in my mind, it’s that next summer I will go back – I want to be a volunteer again!

Just dive in and you'll find out what it's all about and how you feel. I felt it, lived it, enjoyed it and experienced it, and if I have one thing clear in my mind, it’s that next summer I will go back – I want to be a volunteer again!

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Aroa

It’s changed my life and for that reason I recommend you burst the bubble you are living in and get out of your comfort zone.

It’s changed my life and for that reason I recommend you burst the bubble you are living in and get out of your comfort zone.

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Emma

Seven days ago I left thinking that I was going to help them, but now I realise that they also helped me.

Seven days ago I left thinking that I was going to help them, but now I realise that they also helped me.

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Elvira

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Bring food to the collection points

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Bring food to

the collection points

“Never, not even in the sales, have I enjoyed buying so much.”

Elena. 3rd-year Business Administration student

Elena took part in last year’s Food Collection Campaign. Not only did she come to UIC Barcelona loaded with chickpeas: she also took home a story to tell. What about you, #what’syourstory?

Bring food to the collection points at UIC Barcelona.

What kind of food?
Chickpeas, beans or lentils in glass jars; canned peaches, pineapple or sardines; cookies, nougat, wafers or polvorones.

When?
15 November to 4 December

Where?
Barcelona Campus
Sant Cugat Campus

If you would like to hand out food to the families from the Raval district who receive assistance from Acció Social Montalegre, join the University Students for Solidarity Service or send an e-mail to usolidaris@uic.es

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Thank you for sharing your story with us and your time with those who need it most.