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Review for Vets4Vets, Tucson, AZ, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

As the year has passed I have continued to be impresses with the results the staff are able to obtain when working with Iraq and Afghanistan - Era veterans during their transition back home. As we all know, that transition may take a very long time but having an organization such as Vets 4 Vets available 24 / 7 to assist during the bumps in the road is priceless.

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

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

I would chang nothing.

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

It saved my life.

How did this volunteer experience make you feel?

Empowered.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

Role:  Volunteer & Provide Peer Support using the Pure Peer Support Recovery Model.

Review for Vets4Vets, Tucson, AZ, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

How can anyone write a review about an organization that has saved the lives of so many, and has the potential to change the lives of so many more. I learned about Vets4Vets V4V at a time in my life when the services of such an organization was sorely needed. I have learned that peer support, and the time to tell my story, are invaluable. I have watched first hand the power V4V peer support groups have on those who finally come to one of the workshops. I will continue to participate in such workshops not only as a casual observer but as one who will lead groups discussions, providing that vital peer support all veterans deserve after returning from the rigors of combat. There is no doubt in the mind of this 37 year Marine veteran that the program as presented by V4V is the most powerful ever offered. Semper Fi - Tim Bahr, CWO-4, USMC (Retired / IRR)

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

the respect I get and the togetherness I feel after attending one of the workshops.

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

experienced and professional to a person.

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

continue to reach out to more Iraq and Afghan veterans with the possibility of expanding to families of such veterans.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

Role:  Volunteer & I hepl with groups and facilitate communications.