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Tree Amigo Anna

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Review for Our City Forest, San José, CA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I JUST LOVE OUR CITY FOREST! This organization has a clear mission, enthusiasm and a game plan. Simply put, they get things done. If you are looking for an organization that is not afraid to get its hands dirty and is not afraid of a little work then look no further. OCF has an astounding ability to put Its sometimes limited resources to work in an efficient manner that has the greatest impact on the community. I have been involved with them in their many facets from plantings at schools, community parks, roadways and neighborhoods to education booths and outreach events. 2 thumbs up for Rhonda, OCF staff and Americorps!

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

the bridge it provides between busy people and environmental concerns.

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

Would you recommend this group to a friend?


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

My volunteer experience with OCF has definitely had and still has a profound effect on me each and every time I go out. The people I meet, including staff, volunteers and tree recipients, have been an absolute delight. I have trudged through a many neighborhoods and have knocked on a many of door that I would not have had the opportunity to do so unless for this fantastic organization.

How did this volunteer experience make you feel?

With every tree planted, it makes me feel I am a part of something bigger than myself.

Role:  Volunteer & Plant street trees in neighborhoods throughout my community.

Review for Our City Forest, San José, CA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

This is a GREAT organization. I have been a volunteer for over 10 years. OCF's dedication to the community shines through their every effort. I am proud to be a part of their noble cause to foster a healthy urban ecosystem. Their achievement of 50,000 trees planted in San Jose has done wonders to reduce the effects of warming and has helped clean our air; not to mention beautify our neighborhoods. If you are looking for an opportunity to be a part of something bigger than yourself, give Our City Forest a serious look.

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

I've personally experienced the results of this organization throught the many community involvement opportunities; from workshops, training and plantings.

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

work around the clock to foster grants to fund more programs and to plea for the continuation of the AmeriCorp participation

Role:  Volunteer & I plant single increments for seniors and disabled people.

Anna! Thank you for your all of you hard work over the last 10 years. You are an important asset to this organization. Hope to have your help for another 10+ years!