Month: September 2011

A transformative summer of volunteering

This story was written by a parent of a Youth Volunteer who participated in a YVC summer program this year. To protect her son’s privacy, she has asked to remain anonymous. I’ve always thought every child has wonderful qualities, each child is different and each child...

A Canadian Summer with YVC

He turned a retirement home into a bowling alley for a few hours.  He was part of a team that pulled six bags full of weeds at a park, then later that day served a meal for hundreds of hungry people at a homeless shelter. He manned the "Pin the Tail on the Cow" game...