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thislittlelightofmine

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Review for Court Appointed Special Advocates Of Atlantic County Inc, Somers Point, NJ, USA

Rating: 4 stars  

I became involved with the organization for very very personal reasons, and through all of my own personal struggles I wanted to give back to this cause in some small way, so volunteering was the next step. The cases can be very heart breaking, while very very telling and learning for each individual, you meet very intelligent and kind, caring volunteers as well as a dedicated staff. This experience has taught me alot about the legal system specifically involving children who are abused and neglected and it has taught me alot about the human experience, not so much about forgiving a person for certain acts, but not letting those acts define your life.

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

I find it to be very very rewarding, when each year more and more volunteers are recruited for this very important cause, and it's a cause that has brightened the lives of many children and being apart of such an experience is wonderful.

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

Each volunteer is so very appreciated and needed, and throughout my experience with the organization, my only wish would be that more African American volunteers would make themselves available, especially men. Another wish would be, that the organization receive more funding to help truely launch the organization to its peak, inorder to assist abused and neglected children.

Role:  Volunteer & As a CASA, I advocated for abused and neglected children in Cape May County.