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I knew our help that day would have a positive impact

I knew our help that day would have a positive impact

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Aurora

Volunteering is the most selfish commitment you can make, because you give everything you have, knowing full well that you’ll get back ten times more in return

Volunteering is the most selfish commitment you can make, because you give everything you have, knowing full well that you’ll get back ten times more in return

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Alejandra

It is heartening to see that you can always do your bit, even at times like these

It is heartening to see that you can always do your bit, even at times like these

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Clara

That morning we spent volunteering at the centre in Barcelona, we helped the children experience and enjoy a real Christmas. But the greatest gift was the one they gave to us

That morning we spent volunteering at the centre in Barcelona, we helped the children experience and enjoy a real Christmas. But the greatest gift was the one they gave to us

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Pablo

This year, we decided that we would deliver roses to people’s homes and make our business a charitable one

This year, we decided that we would deliver roses to people’s homes and make our business a charitable one

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Luís

Don't think twice and go, you won't regret it

Don't think twice and go, you won't regret it

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Cinto

I found out in the talk on my first day  at UIC that you could do volunteer work through the university

I found out in the talk on my first day at UIC that you could do volunteer work through the university

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Joan

There is no need to speak the same language to understand people filled with the  desire to be happy

There is no need to speak the same language to understand people filled with the desire to be happy

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José María

Something that involves so little effort for us, causes inexplicable happiness in people who truly do deserve it.

Something that involves so little effort for us, causes inexplicable happiness in people who truly do deserve it.

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Edu

I realised how much we can help and learn if we spend some time listening to those who have something to say

I realised how much we can help and learn if we spend some time listening to those who have something to say

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Carla

I was able to realise that it takes very little to make people happy. There is no need to have anything, you can raise a smile simply through some affection and kindness from the people around you

I was able to realise that it takes very little to make people happy. There is no need to have anything, you can raise a smile simply through some affection and kindness from the people around you

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Leyre

Why not dare to live!

Why not dare to live!

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Alvaro

Moments that no one can take away from you

Moments that no one can take away from you

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Karla

If I had to highlight one of the many values of this culture, it would be hospitality. Even strangers treated as if we were family.

If I had to highlight one of the many values of this culture, it would be hospitality. Even strangers treated as if we were family.

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Marc

Being a volunteer gives me the chance to enjoy genuine smiles

Being a volunteer gives me the chance to enjoy genuine smiles

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Carmen

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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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