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Metropolitan New York Coordinating Council on Jewish Poverty
October 22, 2009

I am a committed Volunteer with New York Cares.I wanted to participate in the Day in Service for September 11th, but much to my disappointment nothing was unavailable. (As an aside I was thrilled so many people want to help!). While I was searching other avenues for projects, I happened across Met Council. They needed assistance for an Emergency Preparedness Event on September 11th. I contacted them , but they were fully staffed. Kelley Baldwin (Volunteer Coordinator) sensed my desire for involvement, and allowed me to work with her the day prior to the event. She was wonderful, and the seniors I met were delightful. Kelley put me in touch with Julia Sherman ( other fabulous Volunteer Coordinator), who explained additional programs, and I committed to becoming a Phone Pal. I believe I am getting as much out of the program if not more than my Senior friend! Keep up your great work Met Council!

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

Personal satisfaction, any little gesture really does help!

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

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What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

Dealing with the charming Seniors!

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

Smart, kind, wise beyond their years!

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Make even a greater difference

Ways to make it better...

Had more time!

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

Need more resources

One thing I'd also say is that...

Keep on doing what you do!!

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

MY ROLE:
Volunteer & Phone Pal.