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Painting Project in Jamaica

For CHI’s 40 Acts of Kindness Around the World, our Summer Work and Travel partner embarked on a painting project in Kingston, Jamaica.


Suds of Love in Nashville

From late in the day on March 2nd into the early morning hours on March 3rd, several supercell thunderstorms spawned numerous tornadoes across southeast Missouri, southern Kentucky, Tennessee, and central Alabama.


Unforgettable Black Sea beach cleanup in Ukraine

CHI’s Jessica Pennewell recently visited Ukraine to meet with prospective Work and Travel participants. While there, Jessica and Ruslan, from our partner organization Youth Exchanges Center Dba BULATGROUP, arranged the next of our 40 Acts of Kindness Around the World: a Black Sea beach cleanup. Jessica shares her unforgettable experience.

Educational Programs

Exchange students donate to those less fortunate

The Tullahoma News, in Tennessee, shared a wonderful article about 64 CHI high school exchange students that gave back to the community this holiday season by donating to the less fortunate.

Au Pair

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.

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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

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