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Edith G.

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Review for ICAN, International Cancer Advocacy Network, Phoenix, AZ, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I am a member of the public and a sometime volunteer.
I was first introduced to ICAN through their musical events at which the great pianist, Ronald Jacobowitz, entranced and educated the audience. He not only played beautiful classical piano music but gave us background information on the composers their times and the musical developments i.e. early to late Beethoven. Through the people I met at these musical events I learned about the important and wonderful work ICAN is doing.
I have been able to give ICAN and Marcia Horn- ICAN's CEO- contacts to people in Phoenix and elsewhere in the world who have had need of a cancer advocate. They have all reported to me how helpful Marcia Horn has been to them and their families. In some cases they just felt full of despair and hopeless before they contacted ICAN. Marcia helped them see what they could do to help the cancer patient and find the best current medical care. ICAn is there locally and globally.

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?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

What one change could this group make that would improve your volunteer experience?

I don't know.

Did your volunteer experience have an effect on you? (teaching you a new skill, or introducing new friends, etc.)

Through the musical events we met intelligent, warm and fun people. I also felt good that by putting people in touch with ICAN I helped ease theri suffering.

How did this volunteer experience make you feel?

that I had done something useful.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

Role:  Volunteer & Told people in need about ICAN.