Blog: Horton ’13 to Help Organize Region’s Largest One-Day Volunteer Drive

English major spends summer volunteering with United Way of Central Massachusetts

June 6th, 2012 by 

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NAME Kelsey Horton ’13

HOMETOWN Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

AREAS OF STUDY English with a concentration in creative writing

WHERE SHE’S INTERNING United Way of Central Massachusetts as the Day of Caring program assistant. Day of Caring is an annual volunteer drive where more than 1,000 people work together at local nonprofit agencies to promote volunteerism and leadership.


WHAT SHE’S MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO “Even though my internship will be over, Day of Caring 2012 on Sept. 12!”

WHY SHE’S BLOGGING “I think it will be a fun way to document my summer. I also think it will be interesting for people to read about what goes into planning the largest one-day volunteer drive in the entire region.”

CAREER GOAL S To work in communications and public relations.

ABOUT SIP Internships through the College’s Summer Internship Program are developed through the strong network of Holy Cross alumni, parents, and friends throughout the country and are earmarked and designed specifically for Holy Cross students. This year 150 students have internships at 146 sites offered through the program.

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