Many of our volunteers have been with us for several years, yet some have just begun. Without volunteers our operation would not work as smoothly as it does, nor would we be able to serve as many people as we do. Take a look at some of their testimonials and maybe one of them will resonate with you, so much so, you will consider becoming one of our family of volunteers. If so, click here to take a look our Ways you Can Help Page. If you have any questions, give us a call at 352-383-0100 and ask for Becky. In the meantime, take a couple minutes to read how the Lake Cares Volunteers, Tell it like it is!
“It’s such a worthy and valuable community endeavor. I work behind the scenes and don’t see the client’s faces but I hear their thank you as they leave the Pantry. I know we help so many.” Shirley
“I enjoy my volunteer time. I see people who have become friends on both sides of the door. Some are my co-volunteers and others are clients. I’ve shared laughter and shared tears. Throughout the many years.” Marge
“My intent was just to help for 6 months or so. Now 3 ½ years later I couldn’t imagine not coming on my scheduled day to help. It’s a feeling I didn’t expect to have touch my heart.” Sharon
“Where can women in their 70’s go and have a hand in helping others. Not many places that’s for sure. By golly, the days I help at the Pantry I’m tired. But it’s a good tired.” Arlene
“I love my Wednesday and Saturday time at the Pantry. I have a job and schedule my off days so I can volunteer at the Pantry. I’d definitely say it’s the people for sure.” Edwin