My Nonprofit Reviews
Review for Veterans Watchmaker Initiative Inc., Odessa, DE, USA
VWI is such a success story, helmed by a man who has realized a vision of helping returning vets achieve great success in learning the trade of watch repair. His dedication to teaching his students, meticulous training and some very generous donors have combined to create a well-run organization. His dedication to VWI is complemented by community volunteers and tradespeople who lend their expertise, ingenious fixes to construction problems, and almost inexhaustible energy to spread the word about his watchmaking school. I volunteer at a local thrift store and 3 years ago contacted Sam to donate nonworking watches to his program. He invited me to tour the facility- I was so impressed by what had already been accomplished in a short period. Every time I return to visit more classrooms have been added, more equipment has been donated, and the students are totally involved in learning their trade.