Poverty can lead to unthinkable things…. and hopelessness worse. After returning from a military training camp where I met a lot of Iraqi refugees, I could not sit and watch as the world goes hungrier and poorer.
Please read Melissa Wall & Robin Moylan's story of service: Dr. Harben was our vet for 3 years and we saw a strong need to further assist him in any way we could. He has a thriving practice with one vet tech. Both extremely kind and willing to educate anyone that walks into there office, we found out that he had throat cancer in early 2008.
Be inspired to serve after reading Mary Brummet’s volunteer story: I volunteer at Council on Aging's Adult day care weekly and encourage other Chain Reaction volunteers to do the same. I serve on the Board of Directors for Council on Aging. I am the President of Chain Reaction (the local teen volunteer center) I serve on the Chain Reaction Advisory Council that meets once a week to better the program.
Please read an inspiring volunteer story about Mary Ferguson, RN.: Ms. Mary Doris Ferguson, RN - a resident of our lovely city of Chesapeake, lives in and cares for our community with such a big heart! Mary Doris Ferguson has been a Chesapeake resident and a nurse for 48 years and is a very much-involved member of our community. After the disasters of 9/11, President Bush challenged all Americans to volunteer in support of our country. The Medical Reserve Corps started as a “call to action” for Americans to volunteer – Mary Doris responded.