My Nonprofit Reviews
Review for Minnies Food Pantry Inc., Plano, TX, USA
WOW, what do I say about Minnie's that can express exactly what it means to me? I lost my job in 2011 at that time I had nothing but time to reflect about how I had not done my due diligence in my community and most importantly in my adult life to help others. I met Cheryl at my church a year prior and I had always promised myself I would volunteer there because she had such passion about giving back, yet i never did. When I decided about giving back the first place I could think of was Minnie's Food Pantry. Was I a bit nervous, yes. I just didnt know what to expect. I knew I would be helping feed those that were unable to feed themselves, but did I know I would find my home away from home. I arrived at Minnie's and for some reason I felt like I had volunteered there many times prior when I hadnt. I have never EVER seen or been to a place that treated those that were less fortunate like they werent less fortunate. I saw more hugs and kisses, and heard some of the best success stories about Minnie's came through at the right time. Fortunately, but unfortunately I now have a job, however I can honestly say that I miss the volunteers, but I miss hearing the people and the stories. The people and the stories that humbled my life. Minnie's is a blessing to me, but most importantly a blessing to those that not only need food, but need love as well.
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
purchase a bigger building and maybe several buildings throughout the Dallas community.
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