I was able to volunteer for the Christmas party this past year and it was so nice to be able to provide a beautiful party to our guests who we served plated meals as though they were in a restaurant. Since most of them probably do not get to be pampered in that way very often it felt even more special than our weekly services which mostly include sandwiches, coffee and cookies. There was also karaoke and a trivia contest which were fun for everyone.
The guests and other volunteers have really provided me with a community as well even though I didn't necessarily feel I was looking for one. I love this organization and I value the time I get to spend there.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
Meeting and becoming friends with several people facing hard times in their lives. Helping provide basic needs such as clothing, bedding and food to people who may have gone without otherwise.
Ways to make it better...
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
I can't think of anything I would change. They need more money to provide additional outings and events, but if they did have more money I would add additional nature related outings.
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?
Did your volunteer experience have an effect on you? (teaching you a new skill, or introducing new friends, etc.)
I have met many cool and interesting people here and I feel like I am being helpful.
How did this volunteer experience make you feel?
I feel helpful and appreciated.
When was your last experience with this nonprofit?