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AmeriCorps made it possible for me to pursue my passion: environmental conservation. It provided me with the hands-on experience that I needed to advance in the field.

Earnestine’s consistency and commitment bring continuity and stability to the people she has served and befriended through the Senior Companion program.


Ernestine Williams

AmeriCorps Seniors volunteer

John Riccio has a very big heart and acts on what his heart feels – dependably, with excellence, and without fanfare.


John Riccio

AmeriCorps Seniors volunteer

Marshall not only offered to accompany me to every appointment for support, but also made sure that I was comfortable at home and had everything I needed. He gave me strength when I needed it the most.


Marshall Allan

AmeriCorps Seniors volunteer

Garry is our go-to volunteer who is always willing to help anyone. We can always count on him to go the extra mile for his clients.


Garry Miller

AmeriCorps member

Barry greets people, makes coffee, and is there for any veteran who needs someone to listen and care. He has the kindest heart and service is his calling.


Barry Russack

AmeriCorps Seniors volunteer

The students she serves care as much for Martha as she does for them. Despite the pandemic, she received a card from every student in her class on her birthday.


Martha Gentry

AmeriCorps Seniors volunteer

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