Katrina hit when I was 17-years old and still figuring out my core values. I realized that my deep connection to philanthropy and social justice. I decided to join AmeriCorps and spend 10 months working with the St. Bernard Project to help continue that important work I started in college.
As an educator and Rabbi, Dena Shaffer teaches her students about community service. She also takes them to give back directly. This interview showcases Dena and her student Morgan Jawitz who are committed to giving back to Haiti. They are traveling to Haiti this summer.