“I volunteer for the chance to give something back to the community, make a difference to the people around me, and to develop new skills. It appeals to me because of its social benefits and it gives me a greater perspective and self-awareness. You can help financially, but to be present gives you the real picture.”
Volunteer of the Month, Toufiq Fekkak, never slows down when he comes in for a shift. He has an extraordinary work ethic and motivates and lifts up all the volunteers and staff in his presence.
“Toufiq takes initiative and finds projects that need doing,” say staff. “He never leaves a job unfinished. Toufiq makes those around him smile, and inspires us every week!”
Thank you, Toufiq, for all you do for Preble Street and the people we serve!
FMI about volunteering at Preble Street: preblestreet.org/volunteer