Volunteers of the Week
06/26/2017 - Keylee Sanders - $98 Club memberTo me, Food on Foot means “Opportunity.” It was beyond inspiring to see the difference this program makes in the lives of the homeless! This is a tough program and that structure is an invaluable lesson for the people in it and all of those it touches.
I love hearing the stories from the homeless people in the program - the honesty and courage it takes to tell those stories, along with the appreciation and effort from the $98 Club members and volunteers!
My first time volunteering was special because I got to see Patrick graduate! I didn't know what to expect but it was wonderful to see him turn his life around and have such positive attitude and so much gratitude!
06/19/2017 - Marisela Brazfield - $98 Club MemberI believe that all people, especially folks who are at a disadvantage, have the right to food, shelter, medical care, education and happiness. In volunteering with Food on Foot I am able to contribute to making that a reality for folks who have stumbled a little harder than the rest of us.
I really like the idea that Food on Foot is not dependent on government funding, as often times the red tape and stipulations prevent folks from benefiting from services that are sorely needed.
My first volunteer experience left a heart warming impression on me as the people shared their random acts of kindness, both volunteers and green/grey shirts. I walked away feeling much, much more hopeful than when I arrived.
06/04/2017 - Dana Olsefsky - $98 Club memberFood on foot is more than just feeding those in need. It is about transformation and second chances for the homeless. It is helping those who have the desire to grow. Food on Foot gives homeless people confidence and purpose, and teaches them skills they need in order to take control of their lives.
What I love about Food on foot is the way the program is set up. The homeless people in the program have to really want a change in their life in order to go through the program. They are not handed anything and have to earn it by hard work and dedication.
The best part about volunteering is hearing the homeless people’s stories of where they came from and seeing how much the program has helped to transform their lives.