WHY A GAP YEAR MATTERS: KIM'S STORY

Kimberly Van Beek is a Development Associate at Cristo Rey Jesuit school in Milwaukee. She graduated from UW -Whitewater and then spent one year working before she became a service year volunteer in Pittsburgh through the Change a Heart. In this video she shares the life-changing impact of saying yes and being open. She was changed by her service and community.

It was a year of my life that I feel like I was authentically able to be myself.
— Kimberly VanBeek, Service Year Participant
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