Belize

Belize Fundraiser Concert

The highlighting event of my fundraising effort took place last Friday, August 12th. My boyfriend Michael and I hosted a multi-act concert at WeWork in the Northern Liberties neighborhood of Philadelphia. The concert featured two local solo artists (India Boat and Mandrin), a four-piece live-instrumentation electronic band from Brooklyn (CMYK), and the debut of Michael's and my band/duo, The Premise. (more…)

By Caitlin, ago
Belize

Fundraising Efforts

I’ve been blown away by how supportive and generous my friends and family have been during the last month. I started a GoFundMe crowdfunding campaign, and have raised over $1,500 so far! By my estimations, that will cover roughly a third of the costs of my trip. You can read more Read more…

By Caitlin, ago
Logistics

Getting Ready (AKA Obsessively Reading Reviews)

It felt right to kick off my blog about Belize by detailing some of the steps I've been taking to get prepared before I leave on September 1st. I've had about two months to start the process of leaving the country, which has been a mixed blessing: one the one hand, I have been able to completely organize and prepare for the trip without a time crunch. On the other hand, I have wayyyyy too much time to consult online reviews.

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By Caitlin, ago