My Nonprofit Reviews
Review for ACCEPT, Reno, NV, USA
I am not to put the bad mouth on people who are supposed to lead you in the foot steps in the word of God; "but clearly Gwen is a train wreck" Maybe the organization back in 2010 was great, but now it suffers due to poor management the bad attitudes that you don't see coming from behind the scenes.
Upon my strongest belief after volunteering although Gwen paperwork may be in tact; she is not a tactful person but only when she feels it is important to be for example: "WHEN THE TAX AUDITS COME ABOUT OR WHEN IT IS TIME TO RENEW A GRANT"
Her tact skills in 2014 are just not on point and people look at you all across the board especially how you treat your clients and volunteers. In my opinion; I think she is misusing funds, having people come to the meetings just to get signatures to show to the GRANT people that people are attending so that she could get more funding, and continue to use Anne Cates in her office as a do-girl which is also running her into a rain wreck because of how Gwen runs her to death with absolutely no kind of organization or order and using her for other collateral matters not pertaining to her job description.
I witnessed her talk bad about her clients, point out the ones who were HIV/ AIDS infected, ones with mental health issues, as well as talk about Anne and how they bribe people into coming to the meetings by giving them $50 Walmart Gift cards and a hot meal every now and then to keep them coming.
I really think she is not providing resources of her center to help these people and is careless and sending them to other organizations and pocketing the funding.
I can never/ will never volunteer for her organization again and most definitely would not recommenced this organization in 2014 for your community outreach needs, counseling, meetings, nor to any kind of help because sincerely you will not get it, but you will get talked about behind your back.
Now if Pastor Glenn Taylor comes to put that organization back in order; "you might have some hope" But clearly Gwen is messing things up, unfair to her clients, volunteers, and Anne Cates and is a train wreck. She need to go set down and have several seats. The nature of this rating was not to be vindictive, but to let the deserved public know the real deal about this organization, which makes me even question the making a visit back to the church in connection with the organization.
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
My change would be that Pastor Taylor who initially started this organization would get back in ACCEPT and run it fairly like it need to be and teach Gwen some professional people skills regardless to what she look like on paper. I would revamp the whole organization and make sure the funding and paperwork is done right. First and foremost confidentiality of the clients would be on the agenda top priority. And I would treat the volunteers and the employees with respect and no cursing especially.
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