Volunteer spotlight: meet Donna.
Name: Donna Patterson
What inspired you to volunteer at Feed More? I have a lot of time on my hands since retiring , and I wanted to give back to the community by volunteering. I considered several organizations that could use my help but Feed More was an easy choice because of all the good that they do.
How do you lend a helping hand at Feed More? And how long have you been doing it? I work in the administrative office in the Development Department. I have been volunteering for about a year.
What do you love most about volunteering at Feed More? I really enjoy the people I work with and I like making a difference in the community.
What is your favorite memory at Feed More? Laughing with employees.
Where is the coolest place you have traveled to and/or want to travel to? I love the Mojave Desert and the Grand Canyon. I plan on going on a mission trip to Honduras in the spring and I am really looking forward to that.
When you’re not volunteering, what is your favorite thing to do in Richmond? I play in a drum circle every Saturday or Sunday. It is a great way to express yourself.
Why should people volunteer at Feed More? Oh, so many reasons! You help so many people in ways you can’t even imagine. You get to work with so many cool people and you get such a good feeling of hope and accomplishment.