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Review for God's Love We Deliver, Inc., New York City, NY, USA

Rating: 4 stars  

9/11 got me off my butt to start volunteering. I had always secretly wanted to volunteer before that. After volunteering briefly for The Salvation Army, I looked into God's Love We Deliver. Now I've been a delivery person with them on and off for about 10 years, give or take. As a freelancer, being a delivery person was the best job I could commit too...knowing that I could be covered if I had to take a gig if it conflicted. Pat is super great in the office as the point person. She is very clear, enthusiastic and upbeat in her communication.

Every year they do a volunteer appreciation party. To my mind, this is unnecessary since I don't do it for that reason. But it is indicative of how much they appreciate the time. If you go to visit the office space (currently under reconstruction/expansion), the energy there is fantastic. You can feel the love in the space. Oh yeah, absolutely.

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

...have less mistakes in what gets packed in the bins. Those bins get delivered to drop off locations. Then the deliverers go to those locations to pick up the food. I would get more quality control in terms of packing the proper amount of food.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

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

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

Role:  Volunteer