Inspiring Forward: Aiding Those in Need

We had the pleasure of connecting with Amber Daniels (AD), who assisted in distributing nonperishable items and aiding the elderly at the Dekalb County Local Food Drive.

AC: What organization or local cause did you volunteer for?

AD: I participated in the DeKalb County Local Food Drive, distributing food and clothing essentials to residents within the DeKalb community.

AC: Can you please provide an overview of their mission?

AD: The DeKalb County Local Food Drive aims to provide nourishment for the homeless and create a significant impact on their lives.

AC: Was this your first time volunteering for this organization or cause? Please elaborate.

AD: This is my first-time volunteering for the county of Dekalb. Usually, I dedicate my time to local food drives. It’s truly fulfilling to contribute to our community.

AC: Where there any requirements for this type of volunteerism?

AD: The only requirements while volunteering were to aid and support the elderly, aiding with boxes or any other required help. Ensuring clear and effective communication throughout.

AC: Why did you choose to volunteer here for your Day of Giving?

AD: I chose to volunteer at my local community drive because I once was without food when I was younger.

AC: Can you tell us about your volunteer experience? What did you do? Did your time volunteering meet your expectations?

AD: I had a wonderful time at the food drive! I helped distribute nonperishable items and supported the elderly by assisting with handling boxes, providing transportation, and ensuring everyone departed with a smile.

AC: What would you like to share to encourage others to volunteer their time and energy locally?

AD: Engage in actions that bring warmth both within and without. Let your deeds emanate from the depths of your heart.

AC: Are there any links to the organization, additional educational resources, etc. that you would like to share?

AD: I had a great time. Feels good to know I can change lives!