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Review for Happily Ever After League Inc, Scottsdale, AZ, USA

Rating: 4 stars  

The Happily Ever After League ( HEAL ) is a grass-roots organization. It is one of the few organizations that year-after-year does not lose sight of it's mission. It seems like so many of the larger organizations eventually devolve into politics, and fund-raising becomes the major objective of the organization, not actually helping clients. HEAL remains "small but mighty" in the sense that helping clients is the main objective.

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

I have known of several women who were referred by acquaintances that have been helped - the process works.

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

Like to see them be able to reach out to more clients with more funds. Living through cancer treatments cannot be fun, even if you've only got yourself to think about. I have been moved by the courage of people going through this and still thinking of their family, often-times knowing that the best they can hope for is not a cure, but just extending their time...

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization beyond what is required of board members?

Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

A lot

Will you tell others about this organization?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

How did you learn about this organization?

My wife was friends with the founder.

What is this organization's top short-term priority?

After establishing a permanent home for HEAL, getting the home's routines while continuing the service and fund-raising already established, plus expanding the Food Bank.

What is its top priority in the long run?

Being able to serve more women going through cancer treatment

Role:  Board Member & Board member - watched and heard about dedicated volunteers serving mothers in need.
 

Review for Happily Ever After League Inc, Scottsdale, AZ, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I am a Board Member for Happily Ever After League for the last 3 years. I believe that the staff are truly motivated to help women with cancer to make it through their roughest times while they're receiving chemo and other treatment. The money that is donated goes almost exclusively to the recipients.

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

meeting a number of the recipients. I was acquainted with the founder when she went through her own cancer treatment.

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

Try to extend the "reach" of the organization so that it could help more women in need, and for longer.

Role:  Board Member & I have helped in the decision making process of what directions the organization should explore to further their mission, and have participated in some of the fund-raising events.