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November 7, 2012
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February 2, 2010

I have been associated with Homeward Bound for almost 10 years. Presently, I am privileged to serve on the Board. Both the leadership and the staff are dedicated to serving the needs of those who come... more

November 7, 2012
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For more than a few years, I have worked with groups and agencies who serve the homeless in their communities. I feel priviledged to serve as a volunteer (member of their board as well as working in some of their programs) of Homeward Bound because I experience the core values which influence the entire organization. Respect for the human dignity of those served and empowerment for them to find avenues out of the dependency of being homeless. through job training, staff support and hope! Homeward Bound does more than simply house individuals and families in rough times. They creatively work to become part of the solution to end homelessness.

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Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

February 2, 2010
3 people found this review helpful

I have been associated with Homeward Bound for almost 10 years. Presently, I am privileged to serve on the Board. Both the leadership and the staff are dedicated to serving the needs of those who come into our programs. I am particularly impressed by the creativity, in these economically hard times, used to empower our clients to go home for good through job training and supportive services. Working as a volunteer has enhanced my capacity to be a compassionate caring human being.

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

meeting those who have gone through our programs and are now stable in their lives.

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How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

January 26, 2010

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January 26, 2010

I am very excited to be and to have been on the Board of Directors for Homeward Bound of Marin. I am absolutely amazed by what this organization provides for the community and the homelss people it serves. Homelessness is often the problem in the "shadows" but Homeward Bound of Marin has shined the light on this growing problem and has given opporutnity and guidance for those willing to participate. All of their programs are equally important. When I visit the Homeward Bound site in Hamilton and see New Beginnings with the capacity to house 80 homeless people for up to 6 months and then right next door to have the Next Key with transitional housing, the Fresh Start Catering Program, and the fantastic Key Room, I can not be anything but wowed by this organizations grand accomplishments and service to this community!

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

inspirational!

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

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