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Review for Gardner's House Inc, Hartford, CT, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Serving at Gardner's House Inc is a great oppertunity to be a part of some thing wnderfull, watching hope come alive in the eyes of cancer survivors is priceless, Gardner's House is fantastic

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

Role:  Volunteer

Review for Gardner's House Inc, Hartford, CT, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

There is a great need here in (Hartford one of the poorest city in tha country)/ North east, for support services and basic need, for people who are facing Cancer, i know first hand the devastation it causes to one life, when proper resorces are not in place to assist you to get through these dark times. life as you know it is no more, who can we count on, where do we go, just to stay alive, to stay off the street, to be able to help our children and our families, there is no place, that is a one stop shop for us. We are rejected , we are not qualify for help with basic needs unless we are lying flat on our faces, even tho we have worked and contribute to the system, it punishes us for doing that. This is why Gardner's House Inc was born to bridge the gap between the patient and the person, you cannot treat one and not the other, we are one of the same.

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

It is for people with all types of cancer, rich,middle and poor and it looks out for the person behind the patient

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

Fantastic, understanding, loving and real

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

Buy a building for a respite, wellness and recovery center. A safe haven for the families, help with rent, morgages, etc over all continue to keep families togather. Their would be a Gardner's House in every stste

Ways to make it better...

Support services were readly available for the people with cancer

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

Funds, to help the people in the comunity

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

We are going to have the building for us survivors of Cancer to go for help any time day or night. I name it and claim it in the name of our God.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

Role:  Professional with expertise in this field & I am a 2 time breast cancer survivor, President of G.H, I look out for cancer survivors basic needs, advocate on their behalf, listen, love and care for all, i am one of the forgotten ones also.