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Don Colley

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Review for Mercy Ships Operations, Lindale, TX, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I had known about Mercy Ships for many years but first had an opportunity to serve aboard AFRICA MERCY for three weeks in 2012. Since I am an engineer I worked in the engine room. I was awed by the experience of so many volunteers from all walks of life and over 30 counties applying their skills to make a first rate hospital accessible to so many people who otherwise would have no where to turn. It was a moving experience especially as one of the crew members I got to know had himself been treated by Mercy Ships to remove a huge life threatening growth on his face. To see him today, handsome, happy, and most importantly, paying it forward, is just one reason Mercy Ships my favorite charity.

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

My experience was limited and I cannot think of anything that could be improved upon. I found the organization to be very thorough, professional, and at the same time very caring of my needs as well as the people they serve.

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?

2012

Role:  Volunteer