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GALLANTFEW INC
November 4, 2011

This has got to be the best non-profit that I've seen out there for Veterans! It's veteran led, has clear direction and is not just an employment service. Best of all, it's not in it for the money.

After months of suffering during my transition both professionally and personally, I decided that I needed to get back in the game. I wasn't happy at work because I wasn't being challenged and I had lost that comaraderie that I had in the Army. And the saying, "If you're happy at home, then you'll be happy at work and vis-a-versa" was taking me on a rollercoaster ride. I felt stuck and stagnant.

By getting involved with the organization, I feel like myself again.

The Great!

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

I was moving again and progress always brings something. What I didn't expect was to actually feel better at work and at home. Not to mention finding a new job simply by word of mouth. Within two weeks of getting involved, I had an interview and an offer with a new company! And on top of that, for whatever reason, I'm getting calls from recruiters at top firms now. My options have opened up more now than when I was first leaving the Army. I'm happier, more optimistic and more relaxed.

Ways to make it better...

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

This is just the begining and we're heading in the right direction.

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?

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.)

My professional and personal network has more than doubled in the last month.

How did this volunteer experience make you feel?

It gave me my sense of purpose back.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

MY ROLE:
Volunteer & Started a First Saturday Meeting in the Charleston, SC area.