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LUTHERAN METROPOLITAN MINISTRY
February 10, 2011

The Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry in Cleveland, Ohio serves people who need a friend- the homeless and other people who need a boost in their "hope" meter. The various agencies under the Lutheran Metro Ministry umbrella are all served by a warehouse on Prospect Ave. As a volunteer, I bring small items of furniture, lamps, bedding, towels, dishes, pots and pans, and anything a person might need to start a better new life in their new apartment. Larger items of furniture are also donated and picked up by the Ministry's two trucks to bring to the warehouse. Men who live at the Ministry's huge shelter on Lakeside Dr. work at the warehouse sorting donations, and some day, each one of them may be able to move into their own place and have basic items for their own home. They also may learn to repair bicycles or learn other useful skills. The warehouse director, Lisa, and the warehouse supervisor, John, work hard to make dreams come true for some of Cleveland's homeless people. Lutheran Metro Ministry offers many other services- there isn't enough room here to tell all the good things they do. Karen Reid

The Great!

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

I have met both employees and clients working at the warehouse, all courteous and helpful.

Ways to make it better...

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

Provide them with several newer trucks, and more drivers. Increase their ability to advertise their services and needs to Cleveland and its suburbs.

More feedback

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?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

How did this volunteer experience make you feel?

Felt time invested really helped someone.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

MY ROLE:
Volunteer & Delivered donations to the LMM warehouse for 2 years.

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