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Jane and Bob Moser

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Review for Helping Children Worldwide, Chantilly, VA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

As a volunteer researcher and donor, I have seen the drastic reduction in avaiable grants and size of individual donations in this economy. I feel that HCW, C4H and their supported nonprofits use every penny received to directly support or to develop partnerships to support their clients. Under HCW Mercy Hospital saw a 28% increase in patient admissions this year. Their maternity services and services to children expanded. 116 babies were delivered. Their community education programs reached 240 people. As the purpose and mission of the Child Rescue Centre continues to develop and expand to include child labor and victims of human trafficking, over 250 kids have been impacted by their programs. They offered residential support, community support, post secondary education and foster care to over 465 kids. They have the capacity to handle more incoming with a new prescriptive vision for their special needs.

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Did the organization use your time wisely?

Quite well

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

I would like more feedback on specific tasks and information seeking deadlines.

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

I believe that my experience has inspired others to volunteer at other nonprofits in a similar manner or to expand their volunteer hours during the week.

How did this volunteer experience make you feel?

Joyful to see all the children being supported by the numerous programs offered through HCW and C4H. As a volunteer in the public school system, I also see some of the same children served on a weekly basis so I know how much they have benefited from these programs through better health, better nutrition, more skill development, parental education and quality of life issues addressed. I am proud to be a regular donor and supporter of these nonprofits.

Role:  Volunteer & I helped review media, grant and funding sources, and online resources for fundraising.

Review for Helping Children Worldwide, Chantilly, VA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Our family has supported HCW for many years as both donors and volunteers. We believe in their mission, have seen them meet goals successfully, watched them sustain and grow their programs, assisted with their fundraising plan, and know that almost all money received goes directly into programs. This charity is one that we ask others to donate to in our honor instead of birthday or holiday gifts as alternative giving. We believe that the Board and staff do an admirable job of sustaining and expanding their mission, recruiting new partnerships, and using their resources effectively and efficiently. Their volunteers are dedicated, highly skilled and professionally matched to the project tasks.

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What specific problem, purpose, priority, or project prompted your gift?

We always make our annual donation during the Advent giving. We made an agreement with dear friends that we would each donate in the other's honor to our favorite charities. We continued to choose HCW, CRC, and Mercy Hospital as well as Connections For Hope (C4H). The first residents were aging out of the orphanage and transitioning into higher education or vocational training.

Why did you make your donation at this time?

After a recent bout with cancer, our family felt called to contribute to Mercy Hospital in honor of the medical personnel who treated Jane and God's healing mercy.

What would you tell others about this organization?

Trustworthy, generous, problem solving, innovative, frugal, culturally considerate.

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Role:  Donor & volunteered for fundraising activities, researched available grants and in kind donations, gave annually to one or more of their programs, served on advisory board of a partner.