Since the beginning of the school year I have been volunteering to teach a weekly garden program in my son’s 2nd grade class. Last week marked our final class for the fall. As a closing activity, I took a few moments to share with the class what I do for work at the Volunteer Center […]
“I have a pact with my mom, she helps me prepare for tests and in return, I help with her English homework. Can you keep a secret? I don’t need help, I just pretend, so that later I can help her. She feels bad that she cannot read to me. Promise, you will not tell!” […]
In The Spotlight
Sarah is one of those incredible volunteers who has worked behind the scenes to support the Adopt a Family Project. She chose to volunteer after losing her mother as a way to bring new meaning to her life. We invite you to read her poignant story about the true gift of giving back.
Meet the Schoellhamer Family
At a time when so much of the public narrative is about dissatisfaction, complaint and what is broken - we see hundreds of examples of people like the Schoellhamers quietly making things better. Learn how their desire to honor their family member Alicia's spirit of generosity has grown into 27 years of philanthropy.