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WOMEN'S WAY
April 1, 2011

I have been a volunteer in multiple capacities for WOMENS WAY since its formation 34 year ago – from serving as chair of the annual fundraising dinner and several of its subcommittees, to serving on committees reviewing grant applications to representing WW in the city’s combined fundraising campaign, to most recently joining the Public Policy Committee. And in every instance, the staff and volunteers have been amazing! The staff is hardworking, passionate, creative, and energetic. And so are the volunteers. WW is an amazing and essential asset to our community – providing financial and other support for agencies which empower women and girls as well as advocating for programs and policies which empower women and girls. I have also seen the work of WW as a board member of several agencies which receive funding (don’t; worry I always disclose my conflict and leave the room when any agency in which I am involved is discussed). The essential funding for general operating and for new and emerging programs in so key to our community and its services for women and girls.

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

using , or referrring friends to, the services of many of the agencies funded by WW ; seeing the impact of funding on clients and services of funded agencies: and, to be totally selfish, learning a lot and meeting wonderful, dedicated adn passionate women ( and men)

Ways to make it better...

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

spread the word even farther to get more folks involved

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?

not sure - I feel that WW staff is very receptive to comments fro volunteers and alwasy gives us the opportunity both in surveys and in meetings to share our input about process and direction.

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

definitely . I have learned an immense amount and met wonderful dedicated passionate people

How did this volunteer experience make you feel?

like my talents were being very well, effectively and appropriately used

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

MY ROLE:
Volunteer & see above.