My Nonprofit Reviews
Review for Community Food Share, Inc., Longmont, CO, USA
I have been a volunteer at Community Food Share for 10 years, averaging about eight hours a month. This organization is phenomenal. CFS serves two counties in Colorado with a relatively small paid staff and hundreds (if not thousands) of volunteers. People want to be CFS volunteers because it is immensely satisfying to know that you are helping distribute food to those in need. Over the years CFS has modified their core programs to make sure they are serving every sector of need in the counties. Every client is treated with respect and dignity. Both the staff and the volunteers take the time to listen to people's stories...sometimes that is as important as the food. CFS is a lifeline for a lot of people.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
I have personally seen the look on peoples faces and heard the relief in their voices when they realize that CFS will provide food for them. Doesn't get any better than that.
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
The need keeps growing. But the warehouse space is staying the same. A larger warehouse would be fabulous.
Would you volunteer for this group again?
For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?
Did the organization use your time wisely?
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Did your volunteer experience have an effect on you? (teaching you a new skill, or introducing new friends, etc.)
New friends, new respect for everyday needs
How did this volunteer experience make you feel?
I am contributing to the community
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