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CHI Au Pairs volunteer at the 2019 NYC Marathon

Eight exchange visitors from CHI Au Pair representing six nations joined over 12,000 volunteers at the 49th New York City Marathon which took place on Sunday, November 3, 2019. Their local CHI Community Administrator from Long Island, Renee Turkiewicz, assisted and volunteered alongside the group.

Educational Programs

Exploring Boston Through CHI’s STEP Program

Selina had the amazing opportunity to spend a month living and volunteering in Boston through CHI’s STEP program.  She loved it! “Whenever I sit inside the oldest subway in the US ever”, Selina recalls, “I can’t help but imagine what

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Making Connections Through Cultural Exchange

Stepping off a plane in a new country can be both exciting and nerve-wracking.  When Xavier Tao, from China, took his first steps on U.S. soil, he was welcomed by the smiling face of his host father, Guillaume.  This immediately

CHI Life

Differences Between China and America

CHI Short Term Enrichment Program participant Rose is currently volunteering at a local TV station, the Portsmouth Public Media. Rose took the time to create three short videos describing the differences between life in China and life in America. Take

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Spreading Holiday Cheer Through Volunteering

It’s important to give back during the holidays.  High school exchange students in Washington State experienced the true meaning of the season when they volunteered at The Forgotten Children’s Fund.  This great organization is located in Seattle and the surrounding areas of

Educational Programs

Chinese Exchange Student Reflects on Camp Experience

Haojing Gao, from China, shares what life was like for her to volunteer at a summer camp as part of CHI’s Short Term Enrichment Program. I spent a whole month in America and I learned a lot. I worked at a Boys

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My American Experience – Living Like a Local

Short Term Enrichment Program participant Mengyi Lyu shares her experience living and volunteering in the U.S. this summer.  This is her American experience. It was a precious experience for me to participate in the international volunteer program in the United

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