Volunteer Spotlight: Catherine Winter

Volunteer Spotlight: Catherine Winter

Out of all the Winnie the Pooh characters, Catherine Winter most closely relates to Christoper Robin. “I am the planner. I am pragmatic,” she said. “What steps do we need to take? Who do we talk to?” The question around who Catherine identifies with from Winne the...
Volunteer Spotlight: Nicole Driggers

Volunteer Spotlight: Nicole Driggers

Nicole Driggers’ mother taught her that although she cannot single-handedly mend the chaos and challenges in the world, she can carefully chip away at her own corner. “I can’t prevent climate change or stop war, but I can work hard in my little nook of the world...
Volunteer Spotlight: Heidi Patterson

Volunteer Spotlight: Heidi Patterson

Heidi Patterson has set off on a journey to figure out who she is and what she loves to do, and she’s following children’s lead to get there. “I still don’t fully know what I want to be when I grow up, I guess,” said Heidi. “I would love to go back to that stage where...
Volunteer Spotlight: Kelley Thompson

Volunteer Spotlight: Kelley Thompson

She loves chicken nuggets with honey mustard as the dipping sauce, dislikes carrots, is working on green foods, prefers a night-light at bedtime, singing in the car is mandatory, and silliness is the best medicine. These facts about a ten-year-old may seem simple, but...
Volunteer Spotlight: Jeff Wren

Volunteer Spotlight: Jeff Wren

One day in 1998, Jeff Wren watched the movie Patch Adams. His life was never the same afterwards. The film is about a doctor named Patch Adams, a man who is trying to build a free hospital. He speeds through the world spreading smiles and joy, fueled by the belief...