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Help of Raymore, Inc.
August 29, 2011

I became aware of HELP Humane around 2008 and adopted our cat there shortly after. I never really looked forward to going to animal shelters and had actually only ever adopted one pet at a shelter before. My memories of that place are good people, good animals but sad environment, no hope other than an occasional animal getting lucky and making it out. The animals at HELP are happy, well cared for and actually loved as individuals by the staff and the volunteers. I am happy being there, it is a place of hope, a place where good is being done and where you can join in with others and achieve something you wouldn't be able to on your own. A place to talk with other people who share my interests. I should pay them to let me work there, it provides so much stress relief for me. If every animal shelter could be like HELP Humane.

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

I experience a lot of satisfaction and stress relief from any and all interactions with this positive, wonderful facility. I also have adopted two cats from HELP Humane, I am so thankful they were there to rescue my two girls so they could lead happy lives with us.

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

I would not make any changes to the organization. I would like to see more people give a modest amount of money each month to create an dependable income that the organization could rely on allowing them to rescue more animals.

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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

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

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

I've learned a lot from these folks who have been at the business of improving the lot of companion animals for so long. It's not as easy as it looks, there are no easy answers. Yes, new friends are great too

How did this volunteer experience make you feel?

on a scale of 1-10 a 10

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

MY ROLE:
Volunteer & Cleaned cages, scooped litterboxes, loved on kittes, fostered cats a couple of times .