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Review for In2books (Epals Foundation), Herndon, VA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

A few years ago, my husband had a kidney transplant and we moved from our home to a new city and state so that he could get the care he needed. I was going a little nuts being housebound with him, and I needed a place to use my energy and expertise as a librarian. However, I needed to do this work from home. In2Books came into my life as a result of a mention in a women's magazine. I've been volunteering ever since. The kids are great and the teachers are dedicated to the program. I have a wonderful time doing what I do best: communicating with kids about books. So, not only did I help these kids and teachers, but they helped me keep my sanity at a very rough time in my life. Thanks In2Books.

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?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Quite well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?


What one change could this group make that would improve your volunteer experience?

Work more closely with teachers to make sure they are committed to the program

Did your volunteer experience have an effect on you? (teaching you a new skill, or introducing new friends, etc.)

Kept me sane at a difficult time in my life

How did this volunteer experience make you feel?

Like I'm making a difference for a child

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?


Role:  Volunteer & Mentor children as they read books.