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Review for Artists Striving To End Poverty Inc, New York, NY, USA

Rating: 4 stars  

I have worked as a volunteer with ASTEP helping to secure volunteers, funding, awareness and programs to help this new organization get established. I've attended benefit concerts and coordinated gift bags for donors plus coordinated materials to be sent to the orphanages and camps where they work. The vision of Mary Mitchell Campbell and her staff is extraordinary and must continue to be nurtured. I would love to see them with a stronger structure of checks and balances so that all efforts are coordinated seamlessly. In particular, I'd love to see them with a Marketing coordinator that will keep the public informed of events and opportunities to serve. They have done a marvelous job of securing volunteers to travel and work with the children, but I'm positive that with a person in place to be more pro-active and detailed in asking for donations, they will thrive and be able to do even more. I'm amazed at what they have accomplished.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

The unique vision and how they mobilize volunteers to travel. Also, encouraging artists to give back to others.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

Fun, committed, talented, energized.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Provide a new life for millions of young children.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?


Role:  Donor & Put together a consortium to sponsor an orphan for a year and also coordinated donor gifts.