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Posts for March, 2009
Please read Kennedy Kulish's inspirational volunteer story: I raise money for children with special hearts and defects on behalf of my awesome baby brother Kaeden who was born with a very special heart. I volunteer because I can and because it feels sooooooooo awesome and because there are alot of kids that are in need of help that are not healthy like my Kaeden is now and I have awesome special friends that want to help me to help them.
This is Jason Watkins volunteer story: "I VOLUNTEER AS A MENTOR AT P.K. YONGE K-12 SCHOOL AS PART OF C.A.M.P GATOR. ALSO, A STUDENT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA (BUSINESS, 09) MEMBER OF THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA GATORS FOOTBALL TEAM.
This is a Gary Maxworthy's story of service: "After my wife passed away I wanted to give back and volunteered for Vista the domestic peace corps. because of my life experience in the food industry they got me involved in Food Banking. After my one year with Vista I continued to work with Food Banks in California which I have been doing now for 14 years. In 1999 I came up with the idea of accessing fresh produce and distributing it to people in need. Initially to 11 Food banks in N. California. Up to that time Food banks had focused on cans and boxes to distribute.
After volunteering for 211 Arlan realized that there just are not enough social service organizations to go around. It occured to Alan that we can do everything we want to do (with virtually no money) if people just stepped up and realized that they can make a positive difference in other peoples lives.