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The Green Team
April 20, 2011

I have had the pleasure of working with James Helliwell on his most recent on-going project. James is unique in that he allows the project to develop according to the needs of the people who will benefit from the services provided instead of following a personal agenda. He is passionate and compassionate, yet at the same time, his mission always includes the aspect of empowering the clients to help themselves. For example, giving children the responsibility of tending a garden or developing a homeless project that combines job training and development with cooperative living skills. He looks at the whole person and never sees limits within them. The respect he has for his clients - from youth to the aged - can only result in an increase in self-respect and a desire for a better life. I look forward to this latest plan coming to fruition.

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I have witnessed James' ability to network and put the right people together to get things done. I have also seen his flexibility when faced with obstacles or when a particular opportunity presented itself.

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Volunteer & I helped research the need for the project and available funding and wrote proposals for interested investors for a new project.