Update on The As of Now Project

The As of Now Project as I am as of now calling my project, is a personal project aimed at helping Syrian refugees. I have no idea what I’m doing so I am trying different things and seeing what sticks.

This week I am gathering cellphones to send to Syrian refugees who are living in Bulgaria. Cellphones are important to the refugees because they are a lifeline to the rest of the world, as well as their families who are either still in Syria, or in other refugee camps.

Originally I was just going to send the three cellphones I had in collecting dust in the back of my drawer. Then I told some of my friends about it and they offered their old cellphones. This gave me an idea: Why not post flyers around the neighborhood asking for old cellphones?

 

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Well… it didn’t work. At least not in my neighborhood. I’m going to post more flyers in another neighborhood on Saturday and see if I get a response. Like I said before, I am starting from starting from scratch here. We’ll see what sticks. Besides, I have another idea in mind that will be a lot more fun.

For now, well, it’s been a long day and before I start writing my next installment, I’m going to crack open a beer. Cheers.

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