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Margie C.

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Review for KID NET FOUNDATION dba Jonathan's Place, Garland, TX, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I am a volunteer at Jonathon's Place. I have been working with the staff and kids for about 5 years now. I feel it is a privilege to work with the people who make this place a home for so many displaced foster children. I have seen scores of children arrive scared, angry and confused and not want to leave even a week later. No matter how long the children stay at Jonathon's Place, they are likely better off for having been there. The care they receive is usually better than they get at home. It is a safe, loving, caring environment with 3 meals a day, clean bed, clean clothes, and the best medical and psychological care they could get. I have recently been working with the teenage girls in the Residential Therapeutic Program. What a gift this is to these girls to have a wonderful home and training on how to live on their own when they turn 18.
I can't say enough about Jonathon's Place. It is all about the kids.

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

I have personally seen the children's lives improve as they learn what it feels to be safe, well fed and taken care of on a 24 hour basis.

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

I would not change what they do but I wish that CPS would place more kids there on a regular basis. They usually have room for more kids.

Role:  Volunteer & I have worked with all ages of kids in the temporary foster shelter, from babies to teenagers. Everything from child care to cooking and cleaning. Whatever they need me to do. I have also done some mentoring with the teenagers. When I was out of work,.