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Review for Rainforest Action Network, San Francisco, CA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

RAN is a fantastic organization. interned with them last Summer with the Rainforest Agribusiness Campaign. The staff there did everything they could to make me feel welcome, treated me with respect, and helped me to help them with their campaign against destructive agribusiness corporations ADM, Bunge, and Cargill. I helped organize a direct action organizing event where 2000 people all across the US and Canada went to their local supermarkets and placed stickers marked "product may contain rainforest destruction" on products containing palm oil. It was an amazing experience and I highly recommend RAN.

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

the friendly, caring in individuals who work there, and the fact that RAN doesn't back down

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

amazing, down-to-earth people completely dedicated to saving the planet

Ways to make it better...

I had been there longer and had more time to make a difference

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

well-funded adversaries, and overworked staff

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

Role:  Volunteer & Organized direct action event where 2000 people all across the US and Canada went to their local supermarkets and placed stickers marked "product may contain rainforest destruction" on products containing palm oil.