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Review for Jeannette Rankin Women's Scholarship Fund (JRF), Athens, GA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Living in a society where there is so much emphasis on youth, it is refreshing to volunteer for an organization whose goal is to help mature women get a good education that will allow them to provide for their families and be productive members of society. Indeed, I have met proud scholars whose lives have been transformed through the help of Jeannette Rankin Women’s Foundation. These courageous women have, in turn, helped their communities and gave hope to those who may not have the self-confidence or the means to enroll in college. I can relate to these ladies. I graduated at the age of forty-one years "young." I would have never considered enrolling in college had it not been for my husband who believed in me. A lot of these ladies do not have this support system. Jeannette Ranking Organization is their only hope.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I have personally experienced the results of this organization in talking to scholars who were able to turn their lives around through the help and support of Jeannette Rankin Women's Foundation and witnessed the hard work of such a dedicated staff.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

Role:  Volunteer & I helped with the scholarship application review, data entry, prepare annual invitations and other tasks as needed.