I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
Although I'm a volunteer and not a client, I have certainly been touched by what Koinonia does-- working there has taught me a lot about what just a little help can do.
Ways to make it better...
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
Somehow magically give them more space so they could hold on to even more clothing and take in even more food.
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?
Would you recommend this group to a friend?
What one change could this group make that would improve your volunteer experience?
More space so they can hold on to out-of-season items!
Did your volunteer experience have an effect on you? (teaching you a new skill, or introducing new friends, etc.)
I've learned a lot about what I'd call "triage"-- when you're trying to pick the best items to give people, you have to be choosy. It's the best way to give the clients a great selection to choose from. It was hard at first, but it's helped me fight the part of me that is such a packrat at home! I've also met some amazing people =).
How did this volunteer experience make you feel?
Great-- everyone is so helpful, fun and nice. They put so much thought into what they do and are able to help so many people.
When was your last experience with this nonprofit?