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Maurissa P.

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Review for The Give An Hour Nonprofit, Bethesda, MD, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Give An Hour has inspired me to believe in "the power of one". Give An Hour was formed as a result of 1 young girl's observation of a homeless veteran, which inspired 1 woman to found an organization where 1 person can donate 1 hour of their time, expertise, skills etc to better the lives of our military personnel and their families.

The idea is so simplistic; so easy for every 1 of us to become involved... and Give An Hour does a wonderful job harnessing the collective power of it's volunteer network to deliver mental health services to military personnel and their families.

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 have met some incredible people by volunteering with Give An Hour. I've had opportunities to sharpen my skills, network (professionally) and make new friends.

How did this volunteer experience make you feel?

Proud and like I had the ability to make a difference... 1 hour at a time. :)

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

Role:  Volunteer & I began volunteering my time with Give An Hour in an administrative capacity about 5 years ago. In the grand scheme of things, I feel I play a small role, but it's a role that is needed and one that I can commit to. .