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Hole in the Wall Gang Fund, Inc.
October 16, 2012

Compasion, caring and a whole lot of fun. These are the hallmarks of Hole in the Wall. High standards for facilities, staff training, program as well as camper safety and well being. A place where children with exceptional medical need can be "normal" for a week.

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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?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

MY ROLE:
Volunteer

Hole in the Wall Gang Fund, Inc.
March 14, 2011

I had the privilege of volunteering at THITWGC for 9 seasons. Every year I hope I can get time off from work to go volunteer again. Well structured, well organized, excellent staff training, and use of resources. They do an excellent job of fullfilling their mission statement. My own children were campers here, as well as volunteers and their experiences were life changing. It is clear that the children's needs and happiness are put first.

Hole in The Wall is a glimmer of hope and respite for families struggling with chronically ill children. The only criticism I can give (since you asked for it) is integrating volunteers into the routine of camp. This can be difficult because the full summer staff is such a tight knit group. The effort is clearly there to bring everyone up to speed quickly Frankly, I don't know how anyone could effectly do this, but you ask for a criticism, and if there is some way I'm sure Hole in the Wall will find it.

The Great!

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

the lives of my children. My oldest has a chronic illness and couldn't go overnight anywhere without one of his parents. Camp had the resources to keep him safe and allow him to be a kid without his parent's hovering. My youngest is a very healthy "well child." He spent a lot of his childhood in doctor's offices or with family while his brother was in the hospital. Camp gave him a chance to star in his own life. Sibling session is a vital mission that I've never seen done by other charities.

Ways to make it better...

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

have a difficult time suggesting one. I've been given many opportunities to give comments and criticism directly to Hole in the Wall as a volunteer. My thoughts were always well received. They are very open to hearing how things can be done better.

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?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

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

stated above, not sure how they could execute it.

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

It gave me comfort that there are a lot of great, giving people in the world.

MY ROLE:
Volunteer & I was a volunteer cabin counselor as well as "gopher" for fund raising events.