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Family Health Ministries
November 28, 2014

Two former members of my church, Blacknall Memorial Presbyterian Church of Durham, introduced me to Family Health Ministries about five years ago. I have met the local Durham office staff, attended fundraisers and heard directly from children and volunteers about the program and results in Haiti. I look forward to the annual report every year, and am very impressed with the progress of the ministry and its impact. I would recommend this organization as among the best in terms of the value of a donation- it really does directly help Haitians, including Haitian workers as well as Haitian families. Thank you, FHM board and staff, for all you do!

MY ROLE:
Donor

Intervarsity Christian Fellowship-USA
June 3, 2014

One of the most formative organizations during my youth and college years, InterVarsity has provided local and national resources for growth in Christian faith and understanding across all denominations and university settings for many decades. For me personally, Nurses Christian Fellowship was extremely helpful to me as a nursing student, graduate nurse, and throughout 40 plus years of nursing practice. The Journal of Christian Nursing provides excellent advice and help to nurses in all nursing fields, from practice to education and research. Through NCF and IVCF, I learned key skills in how to read and understand Scripture, develop as a leader in my profession, and integrate my faith with my professional work and identity throughout my nursing career. InterVarsity works with and supports the local churches near college campuses, and connects students nationally and internationally. As an alumna, I just recently signed up with InterVarsity Press for discounts on books and bought several to share with family and friends who have questions about their own faith. InterVarsity is the go-to organization for students and faculty who integrate personal faith and disciplines in academia. I love it!

Ways to make it better...

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

Only change needed is to better protect, preserve, and enhance its outreach and mission.

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How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

MY ROLE:
Client Served

United Service Organizations, Inc. (USO World Headquarters)
August 13, 2012

The USO was very well organized and supportive of the effort to fly WW II Vets to Washington, DC to recognize their service to our country. I was present on the return of these elder veterans on a Flight of Honor as they arrived at the Raleigh-Durham Airport. The faces of the veterans and their families, the interaction of all the people there waving and applauding them, and especially the interactions of the vets and children in crowd - were all so heart-warming. The USO has been involved in this effort across the nation. Since my in-laws fought in WW II and I have had other family in the military, I know the USO has always been there for our military and appreciate the difference they make. The USO volunteers that day were great!

The Great!

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

Reports of military families about their services, sending supplies to the troops with friends. I have not been deluged with mailings or fundraising contacts.

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Will you volunteer or donate to this organization?

Likely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

How did you learn about this organization?

Local military wives, family recall.

MY ROLE:
General Member of the Public & Attended airport return of WW II Vets from Washington DC flight of honor.

THE NORTH CAROLINA AQUARIUM SOCIETY
October 30, 2011

Nearly every summer for three decades, my family has visited the NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores while vacationing. Now we visit with our grandchildren when they come for our "beach week". It is always such a delight, for grownups and children alike! Highlights include the "shark tank dives", when divers enter the huge tank and show and tell about different sea creatures. Another is the octopus, which one year came down from its perch, suction cups on the glass, to look my three-year-old grandson in the eye. Enthralling! If you are traveling on the NC coast, don't miss the aquarium!

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

NC Aquarium, Pine Knoll Shores, NC

Ways to make it better...

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

Make year-long passes available in more than one person's name, so different family members can use them at different times.

MY ROLE:
General Member of the Public & Regular visitor to this charity.