CVEM is marvelously blessed by many more volunteers, serving in a wide variety of roles, in all of our programs and initiatives. Seven of those dedicated volunteers currently bring their own unique gifts and compassionate selves to serving our neighbors in Direct Service. Each of them would tell you also that while this may initially take you out of your comfort zone, there is training and support in learning the responsibilities specific to each volunteer role, and that you just need to “jump in” to try it and see if this is the right fit for you. And, they all would tell you, along with Kristie, they themselves are nourished through service here and just as blessed by the neighbors met here.
Once I entered the Legacy Museum, I quickly learned that while discussing the topic of racial discrimination opened my eyes; visually seeing the effects of it first hand at the Legacy Museum was shocking, to say the least. The tour through the museum impacted me profoundly