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Review for Amador Valley Quilters Inc, Pleasanton, CA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

AVQ is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the history and art of quilting. I joined the guild to meet other people who quilt and to learn more. I became part of the Community Quilt program which has donated over 900 quilts per year lately to various homeless shelters, foster care, police, fire and hospital programs and other organizations who help people in need. This guild is a great way to meet others who are interested in quilting and helping out while giving back something to the community. You don't have to know how to sew to be a member. I love it because it allows me to use my math and artistic skills to provide something tangible to help others.

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

making quilts for the Community Quilt program.

Would you volunteer for this group again?


For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?


Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?


When was your last experience with this nonprofit?


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

I learned how to free motion quilt, met new friends, and enjoy using color and math to make something beautiful to give to someone in need.

How did this volunteer experience make you feel?

Really good

Role:  Volunteer & I joined the guild and have helped make many quilts for the Community quilt program.

Review for Extended Day Child Care Center Inc, Dublin, CA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Before and after school program and summer program for children from toddler to early middle school. Programs include many things no longer covered in the standard elementary school day, such as art and nap time. Program designed to include brothers and sisters of clients children when they come of age. Very worthwhile program that fills a significant need for the working parents of the Tri-Valley area. Our children "graduated" from the program many years ago and speak fondly to this day of their experiences.

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

full from walking toddler to middle school eligible student

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

keep the great experienced staff and offer more non-school type programs such as PE with experienced teachers or music.

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

A lot

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?


How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?


How did you find this group?

Word of mouth from my day-care provider at the time.

What, if any, change in your life has this group encouraged?

To give back to the community by helping younger children experience new things.

Role:  Client Served & I was a working parent with children enrolled in the program.