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Do you do any volunteer work?

Asked at Boys and Girls Club on July 27, 2009

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Photo of Savannah Reeb

“Sometimes for my grandma. , ”

Photo of Kayla Clark

“Yes, I do, for the Lawrence Community Theatre. Sometimes I help with the children’s programs.”

Photo of Katelin Stout

“Yeah, I volunteer for the animal shelter. I usually walk the dogs and feed them.”

Photo of Caleb Kilgore

“I volunteer for the Boys and Girls Club. I help out with all the kids.”

Photo of David Stubbs

“Sometimes, I usually work down at LINK. I bring food and serve it.”

Photo of Bryce Page

“Yes, I help out at Deerfield Boys and Girls Club.”

Comments

canyon_wren 5 years, 3 months ago

Most of my volunteering involves cooking--like for Hospice or the needs of the elderly, etc. I had an active role in City government in our community for four years and made a vow not to attend any more meetings when that wound up, so I help out any ways that I can, as long as NO meetings are involved. I am a true believer in volunteering, provided I feel that it is a legitimate help to someone and not just to get credit for something without doing much of anything.

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preebo 5 years, 3 months ago

Absolutely. I do some pro bo stuff for Kansas Legal Services in Topeka. However, not usually in the summer months, cause the kids are out of school, so I spend my spare time with them.

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canyon_wren 5 years, 3 months ago

Well, I got paid, but I made it plain I would only serve one term --I avoided much of the public criticism that I probably would have gotten during a second term. I did get sued, but was indemnified by the City and we won, though the "accuser" declared bankruptcy, so the City's insurance got stuck with the bill. A very interesting chapter in my life--nice to be out of it!

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