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TRANSPORTAION RIDERS UNITED INC
February 5, 2011

For over two years I've volunteered at various levels and have always been encouraged by the professionalism of the Board and staff members of TRU.
Whether obtaining signatures for "bus" or the light rail, speaking with Michigan Congressional Representatives everyone has a back story they want to share and thereby garning trust for what TRU is all about - Public Transportation is for everyone and we all at one time or another have need of the public service for the entire South Eastern portion of the State of Michigan - Remember we're not just providing service for one group but , for the entire web of cities, towns, villages that require transportation to manage their lives more effectively.
TRU donations may be volunteering, even from home, it may take on phone calls for donations, supporting auction sales, updating records at the office. Each volunteer has their own reasons and we strive to make each volunteer know how much the work they perform is critical for the overall success of TRU.
I'm proud to serve in any capacity for TRU because TRU does make a difference in our every day lives.

The Great!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

The Woodward Avenue Light Rail promotion from two years ago.

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Find more volunteers who can work the buses and train phone banks.

MY ROLE:
Volunteer & Supported the Detroit Bus Drivers 2009 for not eliminating weekend services. Spearheaded the Silent Auctions for the past year. Phoned for donations, Phoned for commitments for other campaigns. Attended annual meetings and worked as a volunteer for the.

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