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United Methodist Children's Home of the North GA Conference
October 16, 2012

I began volunteering with United Methodist Children's Home approximately 1.5 years ago and have not know a more dedicated group of people to the work they throw themselves into for the children and families they have to support. I've folded T-Shirts, done mailings, organized closets and packed offices and look to be promoted to teaching sewing soon :) That's how Jane Howland and I have joked about it. She is the best - when it comes to volunteer coordinators that I've ever known. This facility as been part of my life since I was a child and it was only recently that I became involved and it has been oh so gratifying to me. I've been allowed to see firsthand how they have been instrumental in the success of the folks they are helping. Doing what I can has also been a help to me as well. Thanks United Methodist Children's Home of North Georgia! Pia Jerome

The Great!

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

Watching one kid in particular as he has gone through the program and now in college

Ways to make it better...

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

Be certain they had all the money they need - not because I could do better fundraisers but I want them to continue since they are so necessary.

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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?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

What one change could this group make that would improve your volunteer experience?

They do not have the money for this but a mobile riding unit would make it so I could do more and probably bring in others.

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

Oh my gosh, yes. New friends and just witnessing the fact that there are people - that most of us never realize are doing so much for those who have so little to help them get so much more. That we never know where we may find ourselves but knowing United Methodist Children's Home of North GA is there, I know whre I could go or where I could send others, if ever there was a need. They are like the angels without wings yet.

How did this volunteer experience make you feel?

Complete and green!

MY ROLE:
Volunteer & fold t-shirts, stuffed mailers, organized mailer paperwork, organized closets, packed offices.

United Methodist Children's Home of the North GA Conference
June 25, 2012

I've lived in Metro-Atlanta all my life and done a good deal of volunteering but outside the work that would be done for terminally ill children - this by far is the greatest organization that actually may be keeping children from "terminal". There can be no doubt that United Methodist Children's Home of the North GA are needed as an organization and truly doing the job with dedication, that makes me feel the same. The people working there have shown me that they are truly believing in what they do and the children and families get the very best they can work to get. They deserve more than a 5+. I am grateful that they are here to help! I've been able to work in various aspects of United Methodist Children's Home and been made to believe that what I do is the "best in the world" as the T-shirt folders or bag stuffer or organizer of closets.

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

The Flea market and the children's opportunity to move into college even though they did not have the traditional home.

Ways to make it better...

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

Give them more acres of land, buildings, staff and more employee appreciations

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?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

What one change could this group make that would improve your volunteer experience?

Jane Howland has done such a grand job - I can't think of a thing.

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

Yes, I met people from across town that I may never have seen

How did this volunteer experience make you feel?

Sad, but true, selfishly fulfilled, thinking I had done some grand thing

MY ROLE:
Volunteer & I've folded t-shirts, stuff envelops, stuff bags, organized closets and offices and some other work.