December 5, 2019

COLLEAGUE YEAR: 2007

PLACEMENT: Peace Corps

LOCATION: Togo

CURRENTLY: Program Specialist, City of Portland Water Bureau

“To ‘Imagine Tomorrow Together’ you need to surround yourself with people who believe that another way is possible,” says Fabiola Casas. “When you are th...

December 5, 2019

COLLEAGUE YEAR: 2018

PLACEMENT: UCC Justice Leadership Program, Earth Ministry

LOCATION: Seattle

Space for tackling uncomfortable issues and learning to lead difficult conversations is at the heart of the Krista Apprentice Facilitator program. As a new Apprentice Facilita...

December 5, 2019

COLLEAGUE YEAR: 2019

PLACEMENT: Peace Corps

LOCATION: Panama

Ashley Osler says being a Krista Colleague makes her service something much bigger than just herself.  The Water and Sanitation Hygiene volunteer for the Peace Corps assists an indigenous community in the mounta...

October 30, 2019

Dear Krista Foundation Community, 

We are grateful for all the ways you have invested in our work over the last 20 years!

In August of 1999, the Krista Foundation for Global Citizenship was founded by Jim and Linda Hunt and a community of friends.

Twenty years later w...

September 11, 2019

These compiled images reflect the work of Krista Colleagues and Intergenerational Mentors. We hope this art inspires you to express your own creativity. 

February 20, 2019

​"Soul Space will stir your heart and ignite your own imagination of the possible. A vital read for today's world." ​Sharon Daloz Parks, author Big Questions, Worthy Dreams: Mentoring Emerging Adults in their Search for Meaning, Purpose and Faith

Soul Space shares the c...

December 1, 2018

COLLEAGUE YEAR: 2013

PLACEMENT: Whitworth Costa Rica Center 

CURRENTLY: Bilingual Wish Manager, Make-A-Wish Foundation Alaska and Washington

​​Five years after her service placement in Costa Rica, Lauren Davies is in Spokane with the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

As its first bi...

November 30, 2018

COLLEAGUE YEAR: 2015

PLACEMENT: Mission Year; Peace Community Center

LOCATION: Chicago; Tacoma

CURRENT: Program staff, College Success Foundation

​​Arlicia Etienne loves seeing a vision come to life. In three years of service in Chicago and Tacoma, she watched a firehouse...

November 30, 2018

COLLEAGUE YEAR: 2018

PLACEMENT: Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos

LOCATION: Guatemala

​​Not knowing any international service volunteers, Thomas Dempsey was both excited and apprehensive about starting service in Parramos, Guatemala. “Sharing my concerns and hearing from people...

September 13, 2018

COLLEAGUE YEAR: 2008

SENDING ORG: CURE International

REGION: Developing Nations

LOCATION: Kampala, Uganda

 “Having people around who can carry for me what I can’t carry for myself, provide hope when I can’t see it—they matter,” says new mom Courtney Paine Vogliano ’08 of t...

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