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Review for WINGS FOR SUCCESS, Frazer, PA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I have been a volunteer in several capacities with Wings for about 10 years. What an amazing organization. We serve women in the community by supplying much needed work-appropriate apparel for interviews and subsequent employment as well as hold workshops lead by professionals to help with interviewing and other essential skills for employment of all types. The women that come to us often have had life-changing experiences and leave their personal styling appointment with confidence and a positive outlook.

What I find most impressive is that all that is done, is done well and with only 2 part-time employees and thousands of volunteer hours each year. What an amazing community of women and men that come together from different experiences and backgrounds to lift up our neighbors.

Other notable facts are:
What is donated to Wings financially or in-kind, stays here to help the women in our own community.
Women come to us through referring agencies and from having heard about us in the community.
The apparel we provide is work-appropriate, not only professional attire, but scrubs, black and khaki pants that are often part of a uniform, boots for agricultural jobs and more.

Wings has served over 10,000 women since 1997.

Role:  Board Member
 

Review for Friends Association for Care & Protection of Children, West Chester, PA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Friends Association does amazing work in our community. I've had the privilege of volunteering for the past 2 years and have had the opportunity to experience the behind the scenes work that goes on daily.
Families come to Friends often embarrassed about their situation and afraid of what may happen to them and their children. They are treated with kindness, compassion and respect with their immediate needs accessed and worked through whether that means a temporary hotel stay or arranging transportation.
What works best with this amazing organization is the ongoing help and education that Friends does with the families. They don't simply meet their immediate needs. They work with the families to teach them the life skills they are lacking in areas that will prevent future homelessness.
The staff is dedicated, caring and sensitive in all that they do. They are more than just employees of Friends. They are passionate about the mission and the part they each play in it. And, it shows in how they care for and sacrificially give in our community.

Role:  Volunteer