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Meet Michael, the Volunteer Advocate

Posted on February 23rd, 2016

pic001 Tell us about yourself, Michael: I am an engineer by trade, part of leadership of Dalton’s Food Pantry, Amazing Grace children’s Center and Ripe and Ready. I’m 46 years old, married and have a daughter who is a nurse.

How long have you been a volunteer advocate: I have been a volunteer advocate for just under 1 year.

What is the most rewarding part of being a volunteer advocate: The most rewarding part is being able to be a positive supportive person in such a dramatic situation for these children.

What advice would you give to someone who is interested in being a volunteer advocate: You will not regret a minute, you will become a positive influence to children that sometimes do not know that anyone cares.