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lizbeth953

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Review for Diabetes Foundation, Inc., Hackensack, NJ, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I've been volunteering for the Diabetes Foundation for ten months. I am continually impressed with the organization's passion and generosity. I am particularly fond of how the foundation focuses on helping diabetics in need as quickly and efficiently as possible. The staff communicates with local health care representatives, social workers, community leaders and the like on a daily basis. Donations are allocated to medical assistance and education directly within our communities.

The Diabetes Foundation cares about its volunteers just as much as its cause. The staff respects the volunteers, trains them well, and allows them to work independently and creatively. It has been a pleasure and privilege to work with this organization and I look forward to many more opportunities to raise awareness and funding for diabetes together.

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

I've witnessed numerous diabetics receive medication and diabetes supplies that they couldn't afford during the ten months that I've volunteered. I've also distributed literature at health fairs to community residents that didn't know much about diabetes and may be at risk. I've also attended several free public education meetings where residents heard lectures by health care professionals and learned important information on diabetes-related topics.

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

The staff and goals of the organization are fantastic. More funding and volunteers would always be helpful!

Role:  Volunteer & Various office tasks, health fairs, public education meetings.