My Nonprofit Reviews
Review for Respite Care, Inc, Fort Collins, CO, USA
My first experience with Respite Care was walking through their doors on my first day as an intern. From the first day I felt like family. Years later I've now moved away and am wishing desperately for something like Respite Care in my new home in California. There's nothing like it anywhere else!!
The volunteers and community support are what make Respite the thriving, loving, engaging, accepting community it has become. I worked as a childcare staff after my internship and was constantly wowed by the number of regular volunteers, the Girl Scout groups, local sports teams, fraternities, CSU athletes, etc that would show up to hang out with the kids. I had the privilege of spending time with and learning from incredible kids as a way to support their families. I know their parents and siblings were grateful for the time, and we had a blast runnig around the house creating adventures and building friendships. Looking back, my time at Respite Care was too short, but I'm so happy to call myself part of the Respite family.
(Side note: I'm now a speech therapist, all because of the kids at Respite Care)
Thank you, Respite, for providing strong, consistent support for families in Fort Collins!