The Lighthouse for the Visually Impaired and Blind recognized the importance of Braille literacy services in Pasco, Florida early on. Since its inception, an estimated 20,000 people have walked through their doors. Today, the Lighthouse relies on the generosity of volunteers and donors to ensure the success of their community operations.
After working in the mental health field, Christopher Munch quickly realized there were other options for preventing suicide. That’s when he set out to build a mobile app to revolutionize the intervention process. By providing a step-by-step guide to mediation, the app allows almost anyone to learn how to prevent suicide in just a few taps.
Pam Koner saw a discrepancy between the number of impoverished American families needing assistance and families willing to provide help. So, she did something about it and created a nonprofit organization where thousands of families support thousands of others.
One volunteer that stands out to at Catholic Charities Community Services is Pat. Why? Before becoming a volunteer to help Arizona's homeless, Pat was homeless himself.