Frustrated Volunteer Finds Pet Project

Impacts–positive or negative–tend to create a ripple effect on their surroundings. I have been impacted, and this guest post is my story.

When I moved to Fort Wayne in 2008, I knew I wanted to be involved with some type of community-minded group, but I had no idea where to start. Naturally, I looked to the internet. I found a few organizations that seemed to fit my interests and abilities, but every attempt at becoming involved was met with one wall or another.

One organization let me invest several hours of my time in their volunteer orientation process only to never contact me again. Another presented me with so many hoops to jump through before I could actually volunteer, it seemed easier to just donate money (which I did and never heard a word from them). Several other organizations never responded to my inquiries at all.

How frustrating for someone who just wants to help her community and make a difference!

That’s why I was elated to learn about Impact 52, a…

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