My Nonprofit Reviews
Fuller Brush Jan
Review for Balch Springs Visual and Performing Arts Alliance, Balch Springs, TX, USA
There should be an option to choose several roles above. The Arts alliance encourages total participation by everyone including performing, volunteering, donating, conducting and taking classes, attending functions and much more.
The Balch Springs community is about 10 square miles and includes over 20,000 residents; more than 1/3 of which are below poverty level. By offering experiences in the arts, the alliance is enriching the lives of many residents as well as nearby communities.
Our youth need outlets for their creativity and the Arts Alliance provides one.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
My singing and self confidence. Simply by helping me choose music appropriate to my voice, my performing ability has improved dramatically. I have been given an outlet for my creativity that I did not have before and an opportunity to give back to the community in a positive way.
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
While it lacks funding, space, and participation; the Arts Alliance is a well structured organization with dedicated personnel. As time passes and more people get involved by donating their time and money, I can see the Balch Springs Visual and Performing Arts Alliance becoming an even greater asset to the Balch Springs community.
Would you volunteer for this group again?
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Did your volunteer experience have an effect on you? (teaching you a new skill, or introducing new friends, etc.)
I am learning organizational, computer, promotional, and planning skills. I am meeting creative people, experiencing art and music I would not otherwise have had access to.
How did this volunteer experience make you feel?
I always leave the Balch Springs Visual and Performing Arts Alliance offices and events with a smile on my face and a song in my heart.
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