My Nonprofit Reviews
Review for Missoula Urban Demonstration Project, Missoula, MT, USA
My wife and I joined MUD a few years back and have enjoyed our association with other members/volunteers. We are users of the tool library more than any of the other of the organization's assets and programs. We have had the good fortune to borrow a compound mitre saw, a compressed air nail gun, ladders, and several other items to perform work on our daughter's house. Aside from teaching sustainable lifestyle options, the tool library is in our opinion the most important function (including truck share for hauling the tools) MUD offers. It allows people to have access to expensive tools that may only be used once a year without having to purchase and store them.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
I have used the tool library and have seen the results of some of the sustainability methods taught at MUD.
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
The tool library and the truck share programs need to be more visible and more accessable to the public at large. This could be accomplished by moving them to a larger, more centralized facility.