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Review for UNITY A JOURNEY OF HOPE, Vanderbilt, PA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Unity actually went above and beyond their usual mission (helping adults with life limiting illness) this year with journey's mission. Unity volunteers and good samaritans collected numerous items for staten island and rented a large box truck and drove it to staten island...In this truck were countless needed items including, full size deoderant,toothbrushes,toothpaste,floss,mouthwash,bar soap, bath gel, lotion,antibacterial gel,face cleasner,makeup remover, shampoo, conditioner, hairspray, razors, shaving gel, female sanitary products,diapers,cleansing wipes, as well as hotel sized items of all the previous items. Brand new socks,gloves,winter coats, hoodies, hats,scarves, as well as used brand name items. Jeans,new undies,bras,sweats, etc. Blankets,bed sheets, dog bedding, dog blankets, dog/cat toys, food bowls, animal shampoo, 50lb,20lb,and 12lbs bags of pet food, kitty litter, leashes etc. There were lots of house cleaners,bleach,sponges,brushes, 300pairs of work gloves, toliet cleaners, floor cleaners etc. Glucometers, first aid products, medications such as cold meds,tylenol etc. Shoes, boots, children and baby clothing. Baby items and care products, diapers! Then don't forget the food items! Some store donated 200 loaves of bread, large boxes of stuffing, etc. Bobbi and John are also going to go buy turkey(s) with donation money. Many generously gave! Go Unity!
Unity a journey of hope works hard to provide a free service in this area. There literally are very few groups (if any) that grant wishes to adults with a life limiting or terminal illness. They also adopt a family for operation christmas wish and will work hard to fufill wishes of US veterans. This is a small local group with no big connections so you can imagine how hard they work to grant wishes that involve celebrities. The only payment they need is to see the smile on the wish recipients faces!

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

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?

Okay

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

Role:  Volunteer

Review for UNITY A JOURNEY OF HOPE, Vanderbilt, PA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Unity a journey of hope works hard to provide a free service in this area. There literally are very few groups (if any) that grant wishes to adults with a life limiting or terminal illness. They also adopt a family for operation christmas wish and will work hard to fufill wishes of US veterans. This is a small local group with no big connections so you can imagine how hard they work to grant wishes that involve celebrities. The only payment they need is to see the smile on the wish recipients faces!

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Likely

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?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

Role:  Volunteer

Review for UNITY A JOURNEY OF HOPE, Vanderbilt, PA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

The founders of unity spend every waking moment and many hours of free time to try to make wishes possible and live up to their motto "changing 1 life 1 wish at a time." Unity grants wishes to adults 18 and older that have life limiting illness, free. They have granted over 60 wishes from meeting celebrities, to pulling together a real wedding in 3 days, to helping with obtaining medical supplies.

Role:  Volunteer & Started volunteering.