Audio Information Network of Colorado
November 1, 2010
This is my third year as a reader for this organization, the Audio Information Network of Colorado (formerly Radio Reading Service of the Rockies). I chose this organization because it allows me to have a direct influence on the people who benefit. I am not writing a check and hoping it gets to the people in need. My contribution extends straight to the listeners, and hopefully it brings something extra to their day.
One of the best things about AINC is that it is always innovating, always trying to improve its product and its service to its constituents. When broadcasters switched over to digital, AINC partnered with community leaders to make the switch as well. And they do all of this at no expense to the people they are serving.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
I have had the privilege to listen to users of this service talk about the way it impacts their lives. Members of the visually impaired community say that this service allows them to remain connected to the events that happen in their community and in the state.
Ways to make it better...
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
I would provide a feedback mechanism for users of the service. This could be a call in line or an online service. Let users of the service let volunteers know what they appreciate, and what they would like to see improved.
Volunteer & I read two newspapers to the visually impaired on Sunday morning.