Without further delay, please take a peek at what Jeremy Ward and Lydia Bailey have to say about their backgrounds and interest in volunteering with the Columbus Action Corps.
Jeremy Ward has had the opportunity to call a few places his home. However, he has lived in Columbus for 9 years now. He studied at The Ohio State University for International Economics with a focus on agriculture. After learning of Oxfam’s work, Jeremy became interested in the organization which seemed to fit right along the lines of his. He looks forward to leading the Action Corps in Ohio and achieving Oxfam’s mission of righting the wrongs of poverty, hunger, and injustice.
Lydia Bailey lives near Columbus and volunteers with the Ohio State University to protect water quality in the Great Lakes Watershed with the F.T. Stone Laboratory on Lake Erie. She is working with some friends on smaller projects to accomplish goals similar to those of Oxfam in both Bolivia and Peru with some particularly impoverished populations in the Andes Mountains. She is inspired by the goals Oxfam works to accomplish, and is certain that the Action Corps will make great progress this coming year.
The incoming leaders will attend training from April 13-16 in Washington, D.C. and assume responsibility for the Columbus Action Corps soon after their return.
Please join me in welcoming Jeremy and Lydia to the Oxfam community!