My Nonprofit Reviews
Review for J P Western Presentations, Chula Vista, CA, USA
I've had the pleasure of volunteering with J.P. Western Presentations for two years now. The dedication of the founder Mr. Pat Combs is endless. The Board of Directors and teachers are made of up faith-based, dedicated men and woman who come together with great expertise to tackle the challenges that disadvantaged San Diego youth experience daily. This local 501(c)(3) nonprofit has partnered with San Diego County's Probation Department, local churches, and employers to encourage disadvantaged students to successfully develop every aspect of their life through education. They have even developed a special curriculum, FOUNDATION FOR A NEW FUTURE, which focuses on an individual's potential, God-given gifts, and inherent abilities.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
Since my volunteer expertise falls "behind the scenes," I don't have the pleasure of working with the students or teachers. However, I have the opportunity of reading the student's feedback on what the organization has done for them. And, in some cases, these at-risk youth excel to become great leaders in their communities and helping future generations by "giving back."
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
I would like to see more people take an interest in what this small group is accomplishing in the lives of many, and help with the donation of their time, talents, and resources so that J.P. Western is able to expand from just San Diego to other cites and states across the United States.