On June 19th, my brother and I went to a storage unit in Westchester,NY. We worked with an organization called Homerun Hopefuls, that donates baseball equipment to kids in the Dominican Republic. We spent the entire day sorting through piles of baseball equipment. After all piles had a certain number of each piece of equipment we boxed them up. Then over the summer the organization travels to the Dominican Republic and goes from town to town dropping off baseball equipment along with playing with the kids. I hope to attend this trip next summer.
I have learned a lot while working on YPI. I have learned to appreciate what I have and to stand up to the everyday injustices that people around me face. I was lucky enough to hear my peers present about various causes that they learned about. I hope to continue to learn and participate in some of the organizations I learned about today.