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October 29, 2009

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October 29, 2009

I have been a Board member for over 25 years as was my father who served as President in the 70s. I am always amazed at the services our outstanding staff provides to an ever increasing number of consumers. The management continues to find new ways to help people in need.

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The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

The people who run FEGS are the most innovative and caring individuals one can find.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

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October 29, 2009

I have been a donor to FEGS for the past 5 years in the form of providing scholarships to young people that FEGS has chosen that best embodied the requirements of the scholarships. The counseling, training and mentoring that FEGS provided these wonderful and remarkable recipients made a difference in their lives as they struggled through many hardships in their young lives. If it were not for FEGS these recipients would not have been as successful as they were. Thanks to the exceptional management and staff of this wonderful organization for fulfilling the hopes of these recipients and for perfectly fulfilling the intent of the scholarships I have been proud to give. I hope to be able to continue to provide FEGS with these scholarships in memory of a wonderful educator who would be equally proud of these recipients and of the works of this organization.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Their work with counseling and mentoring young men and women through difficult times in their families to achieve remarkable successes.

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What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

Their expressed warmth toward their clients.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

Exceptional in the depth and breadth of their experience and knowledge.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Our country's economy would experience at least a 10 fold return on this investment in the placement of people into jobs or careers they would most likely have not had the least bit of a chance.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About once a year

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

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October 28, 2009

I am an intern at FEGS and am having an amazing learning experience. The staff is supportive and really works as a team to help clients as efficiently as possible.

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What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

the population it serves.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

One time

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

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October 28, 2009

I have beeen involved with FEGS for over 25 years. It is an exceptional organization with the great executive staff and support team.

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What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

watching great minds,making and helping people creating a better life for themselves

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

exceptional in work and creativity

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

create more programs and jobs

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

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October 28, 2009

I am honored to be a part of this wonderful organization for the past fourteen years. This Agency is a people agency, who lives up to its mission statement; and it is the best in New York City. This Agency has peoples' wellbeing at heart and has shown it through the servises they offered. Personally, I cannot think of a better place to work,learn, and continue to grow as a professional and as a person.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

This organization is always giving me/us the tools to work with, which includes the appropriate training skills

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What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

The executives always suppportive and is willing to lisiten to and try new ideas.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

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October 28, 2009

The decision to move into Social Work, more a vocation, came after a 15+ year career in corporate marketing and public relations in Miami and New York. The corporate experience, although excellent, left me with the desire to give back - to be more involved, with ultimately a life of service being the primary motivation. A part of my professional/personal mission is to integrate the best of the corporate experience with a philosophy of service and a goal of creating an optimal environment where PEOPLE and SERVICE are the priorities. The FEGS Behavioral Health Division has helped to make that a reality. FEGS has provided the opportunity to integrate the best of the corporate model with a philosophy of service, keeping people a priority. FEGS successfully integrates the paradigm of care for the person with the practical realities of the modern world...these coalesce, creating a strong and vital organization poised to meet the challenges of the 21st Century.

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What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

The successful integrating of the corporate model with the philosophy of service.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

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October 28, 2009

My mother has been working for F.E.G.S. for over 15 years, and through it all F.E.G.S. has made an impact on my life. Besides having a happily employed mother, I received a $1000 scholarship from them two years in a row for my undergraduate education at RPI. In addition, I was employed by F.E.G.S. for one summer through the Hillel CLIP program. The experience I had working with developmentally disabled people is one that I will never forget. The staff at F.E.G.S. are caring and hard-working people that deserve recognition. Thanks to the experience I gained working at F.E.G.S. and the scholarships they awarded to me, I got into a reputable school with some financial aid, and received my Bachelor's in Science in 2007. I received my Master's in Science this year, and am working toward a Ph.D in biomedical sciences. Although there are other contributions to my academic success, F.E.G.S will always stick out in my mind as one of the major factors.

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What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

the experience I gained during my summer internship at F.E.G.S. I worked with developmentally disabled adults and it was an experience I wouldn't trade for anything in the world.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About once a year

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2004

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October 28, 2009

I am proud to be employed by FEGS. I often tell people that I have grown-up in this agency. For the last 21 years I have worked in the Developmental Disabilities Division and I have been having a wonderful time. I began my work as a per-diem staff member in 1987, it is now 2009. I can not think of a better place to work, play, learn and continue to grow both as a professional and person. I am what we at FEGS refer to as a "Lifer". I am in it for the long haul.

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What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

The executives are willing to listen to and try new ideas.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

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October 28, 2009

I have provided training to the FEGS education division and have always been impressed with the professionalism of their staff, the commitment to students, and the high quality of services provided in their programs.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

my role as an independent educatoin consultant

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What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

they are open to pushing their thinking, always interested in growing the field

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

smart, engaged, and curious about becoming better professionals.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Develop more schools using their model

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2008

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October 28, 2009

I have been involved with FEGS for three years. I am always impressed by how they deal with their volunteers.... You are always told how much you are appreciated and given the proper amount of back up for the job you are doing for them. My only criticism is that they are a little too bureaucratic.....you have to go through too many layers to get a decision about anything. Too much red tape for a non profit org.

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The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

all very dedicated and enthusiastic. They get the most out of everyone....

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

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