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HOPE RANCH INC
July 27, 2011

I have been a volunteer at Hope Ranch for the past three years; it has become like a second home to me. I love going and spending my time with the goats, the horses, and especially the kids. It is a great thing the Shelton's have started in the Ponca City community and I would love to see it exist and thrive for a long time to come. When I first started volunteering, I have to say I did not know that much about kids with special needs, the Shelton's taught me what to do and were always very helpful when I had a question. Now three years later, I find myself answering the questions asked by all the new volunteers. I pride myself in being able to make pretty much anyone smile, but when I go out there I realize that the kids make me smile as much as I do them. On the mornings I go out to volunteer in the summer I always wake up with a smile on my face because I am going to do what I love to do, teach kids about the love of horses, and how horses can help in so many different ways. The love the Shelton's (and the horses) have for the kids is something special, and I would love to be a part of this organization for many years to come. I would recommend that everyone should come and visit Hope Ranch at least once to be able to feel the love and happiness that is shared there.

The Great!

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

Summers and Falls of past 3 years

Ways to make it better...

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

have more people come and share in the joyful experience

More feedback

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?

Quite well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

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

More people!

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

Yes. Allowed me to make many more friends and introduced me to something I had never done before.

How did this volunteer experience make you feel?

Amazing!

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

MY ROLE:
Volunteer & Leadwalked the horse, worked with kids.