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October 28, 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 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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October 28, 2009

The competent and dedicated staff at F.E.G.S. provide a variety of services for individuals with all kinds of disadvantages. These services are easily accessible for consumers through the organization's various branches in the Greater New York area. In my experience, F.E.G.S. adheres to high work ethics and discipline, thus it is a great atmosphere to volunteer or work in. It is also dedicated to train student interns and strives to make the internship a valuable learning experience for them.

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

clients' improved mental status.

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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

Coming from the profit world I became an employee of FEGS 15 years ago. As a member of the management team I have had the opportunity to observe the wonderful services FEGS provides. Not to simplify but if i was asked to briefly describe what FEGS provides I would say that they "help people in need". In good times and bad they are there to serve. FEGS truly exemplifies a Health and Human Services organization. Be it health concerns, job training & assistance, counseling or assisting the challanged population, FEGS has a program available to assist. On a personal level the same assistance is there for employees in time of need. FEGS has become a huge organziation that has not forgoten its core values and goals, to assist people.

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

My role as a member of the management team

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Same as stated above. Provide services for veterans.

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

To particiate in and observe the positive changes in peoples lives.

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

All types all levels over 15 years

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

Expand their services to other states within the United States adn eventually on an international basis.

Ways to make it better...

I would like to become more involved in certain types of programs such as assistance to returning war veterans.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

Functioning in the new world economy and becoming involved on more of an international level. With a new and progressive political climate in this country and world FEGS has a lot to offer.

One thing I'd also say is that...

Just continue what you are doing. Expand the services to a greater community.

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 been involved in the FEGS "Suited for Work" program. We have provided appropriate interview outfits for a number of people who are trying to enter or reenter the job market. The look on their face when they are able to go home with a wonderful outfit, and the way they stand taller and prouder when wearing the cloths is amazing. The program is great and it is so rewarding

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

watching people leave our facility with new clothing with a big smile on their face and standing taller than when they walked in

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Increasing the space and getting feedback on how the interviews went

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

Watching people realize how they can actually dress for succes

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

friendly and helpful

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

help many more people

Ways to make it better...

we had more space to display wares

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

Helping all the people who need help

One thing I'd also say is that...

It has been a real pleasure working with the people in the organization and the clientele they serve

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

October 27, 2009

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October 27, 2009

The "Suited for Work" program provides much needed support for the clients seeking employment. It is most gratifying to be able to "outfit" men and women and witness the change in attitude that comes with looking good.

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

witnessing the change in peoples demeanor as a result of the service provided.

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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 27, 2009

As a newly hired AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer, I seem to be continually amazed at all of the absolutely amazing programs and people within the greater FEGS Health and Human Services system. The number and diversity of people that FEGS helps is truly astounding and I am proud to be part of the team here at FEGS!

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

allievate a large majority of the poverty in NYC. I believe that FEGS is personally responsible for getting thousands and thousands of clients back towards independence, in whatever capacity that may be. More money would certainly increase efficiency.

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 27, 2009

FEGS has been so helpful. I am only a student intern, but I feel respected by all of the employees at FEGS. I know that they appreciate the work that I do and I have gained wonderful experience in these few short months.

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

conquer the world.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

October 26, 2009

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October 26, 2009

FEGS is one of the most an innovative and creative non-profit agencies I have every encountered. They treat all of their clients with tremendous respect and dignity.

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

change the world!

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

October 24, 2009

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October 24, 2009

FEGS has a substantial impact on social services in Israel, on Rehabilitation, Welfare to Work , Programs for Disabled etc. Almost every senior professional as well as Welfare and Labor Ministers of Israeli Government visited FEGS and brought something new to implement here. FEGS innovations never stop! Bracha Ben-Zvi, director, National Insurance Institute Israel (retired) Chairwoman, council of Social-Work in Israel (until 2004)

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

its imaginative way of solving social issues

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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