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A. R. Kirwin
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Applied Anthropologist, non-profit co-founder, teacher, and researching running & triathlon subcultures.
Applied Anthropologist, non-profit co-founder, teacher, and researching running & triathlon subcultures.

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KIRF Field Report: Hurricane Harvey Relief in Houston, Texas 2017
It’s always hard to make a choice of who to help when
disaster strikes.   While driving to work
one day, I heard interviews on NPR of survivors who had experienced the
devastation of Hurricane Harvey.   The
pain in those voices and the dire circumstances of...

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KIRF Field Report: Flooding in Baton Rouge, Louisiana 2016
Ruined trailer park flooded near the Comite River, Louisiana. Photo: Mark Kirwin Louisiana
Relief 2016 As we were driving
down roads stacked high on each side with ripped out drywall, furniture and
moldy house hold goods, an elderly gentleman told us that t...

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Have fun and help raise funds for KIRF's Disaster Relief in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
KIRF Co-founders Angela Kirwin and Mark Kirwin are volunteering this weekend at the Ventura Marathon. It begins and ends at the Ventura Pier and runs along the coast.  Feel free to register for one of the races or fun walks-or just to say "Hi!"-  if you'r...

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Have fun and help raise funds for KIRF's Disaster Relief in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
KIRF Co-founders Angela Kirwin and Mark Kirwin are volunteering this weekend at the Ventura Marathon. It begins and ends at the Ventura Pier and runs along the coast.  Feel free to register for one of the races or fun walks-or just to say "Hi!"-  if you'r...

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Finally! The KIRF Field Report from Guatemala Nov. 2015

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KIRF Field Report: Guatemala 2015/2016
On November 12, 2015, KIRF President, Mark Kirwin journeyed to Guatemala with fellow Rotarian Marty Armstrong to deliver medical supplies purchased by the members of the Rotary Club of Ventura to a Clinic that provides medical care and nutritional therapy t...

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KIRF's assistance with Nepal disaster relief continues with funding of school rebuild in Majhguan, Nepal
Badly damaged Shree Majhgaun Lower Secondary School in Nepal after the April 2015 earthquake. We are still assisting with the earthquake disaster relief efforts in Nepal.  KIRF has now partnered with Classroom in the Clouds to help rebuild of  a severely da...

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Field Report: Nepal Earthquake Relief, May 2015
As we approached the airport in Kathmandu, after many hours of travel through London and Delhi, I had two impressions: (1) Why was there pallets of what appeared to be aid stacked on the side of the airport, and (2) the city was still standing- maybe the de...

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School Report from the Kirwin James International School: A Good Harvest
The Kirwin James International School is doing great! As the Fall season is upon us here in the United States, it is always a healthy mental exercise to be reminded of how much we have to be thankful for and to see how how our good deeds has helped others. ...

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Why the best apple juice in the world is from a little kids juice box... A short running (adventure) story
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