March 1, 2012
My time with All Hands Volunteers is probably one of the greatest things I have done so far in my life. I joined the team at Project Tohoku in October 2011 to help out with the tsunami clear up: scared, excited, apprehensive...and had an incredibly rewarding, touching and happy time. I met some amazing people whom I will never forget both inside and outside the organisation, and have some incredible memories that still make me smile and/or cry... Since I've been back in the UK I have been on newspapers and magazines and have given talks about my time as a volunteer to continue raising funds. I was fortunate enough to shake David Campbell's hand and thank him in person for creating this organisation, this amazing opportunity for like-minded people to physically get out there and do something to help others in need rather than watch it on TV and make online donations. The whole experience gave me hope and restored my faith in humanity. And I have made some wonderful friends for life. Long may it all continue!!
Would you volunteer for this group again?
For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?
Did the organization use your time wisely?
Would you recommend this group to a friend?
When was your last experience with this nonprofit?