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Melody Green

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Review for Peace X Peace, Washington, DC, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Women of the world are passionately concerned about peace in our world but often feel there is nothing we can do and nowhere we can go.
It was in this mood that I sought out an organisation that would fulfill my ideas of peace and a place for women to take part in peacemaking at a grassroots level that would have impact on our communities and world.
Having spent many years working from the belief that peace begins with each one of us, I was delighted to come across Peace x Peace. Even if you did not know the organisation - the way peace is achieved is such a feminine way of doing things. It begins with collaboration, communication and deep respect of each other. These qualities appeal to women (and enlightened men) who wish to make a difference and they appealed to me. There are many ways you can be involved in Peace x Peace and there is one for you.
When I was creating the SMILEY CARDS in 2010 - a smile for peace (more details here I immediately thought of Peace X Peace. This year I am running a SMILE FOR PEACE campaign with the SMILEY CARDS - all proceeds from sales of the SMILEY CARDS will go to Peace x Peace. This is my way of creating a difference and letting people know about Peace x Peace. For me Peace x Peace is about inspiration - it is about inspiring me to take action and make a difference any way I can - this is mine.

Would you volunteer for this group again?


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


Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?


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

Have their office in Sydney - so I could be much more involved! (BIG SMILES)

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

Yes it was inspirational.

How did this volunteer experience make you feel?

fabulous - I love making a difference.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?


Role:  Volunteer & I live in Australia. We are so fortunate here, we do not deal with the woes of the world in our backyards - but we can still make a difference and being a member of the organisation is one of them. As a writer, retreat facilitator and community advocate I.