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Review for Athens Drive Arts Foundation, Raleigh, NC, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

The Athens Drive Arts Foundation has been a critical source of support for all the arts programs at Athens Drive High School. The tireless efforts of these volunteers have provided many new instruments to children and families who could not otherwise participate in learning music. They also provide scholarships to the marching band so that the director can include students whose families could not afford to have their children participate. I have volunteered in many capacities for ADAF from sitting on the board of directors for two years to grilling chicken for the annual Mother's Day picnic. In a variety of ways, ADAF has worked with the community and businesses in the vicinity of the school to raise money to support the woefully underfunded performing arts at the high school. What they need are more volunteers and sponsors.

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

The best result I have seen is watching children increase in confidence and learn team building and leadership skills through activities like the marching band that would have been denied to them because of lack of funds.

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

Increase the number of volunteers.

Would you volunteer for this group again?


For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?


Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

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What one change could this group make that would improve your volunteer experience?

Try to get more people to help.

Did your volunteer experience have an effect on you? (teaching you a new skill, or introducing new friends, etc.)

I met and made many new friends through this organization.

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Role:  Volunteer & Besides direct support to the marching band and winter guard programs helping the kids take all the equipment to each competition, I have been the chef for the mother's day picnic and helped in other fundraising activities.