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Emily N.

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Review for Open Arms of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

From my first meeting with Open Arms, I knew this was an organization worth giving my time and money to support. What they do is so simple, yet so critical. They provide nutritious meals to people who are living with a chronic or life threatening disease. And when you deliver the meals, you truly understand how important this work is - and how much it is appreciated. I am honored to be able to give back to Open Arms through a number of committees. Having worked on committees for other nonprofits, I am always impressed by how the staff works with the volunteers. They are so respectful of peoples time and are careful to make sure they never ask too much of any individual. With other groups, I always felt like they were always trying to get more out of me. With Open Arms, I know that they are truly grateful any time I offer to help and that always makes me want to give more.

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

You know Open Arms is doing great work when you have the opportunity to meet the people they serve. Their heartfelt gratitude towards the organizations and the volunteers shows just how much of an impact Open Arms is making in their life.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I wouldn't change a thing. Not to say that they are perfect, but it's a well oiled machine.

Role:  Volunteer & Deliver meals, prepare meals, serve on committees .