Hearts & Minds - Information for Change
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was a recent immigrant in 2009 when Hearts & Minds made a huge difference in
I barely had any experience in the United
States since I came in 2007. After being a full time volunteer for three
months, I stood out among the other applicants for an accounting position. I
got the job, and three months later I was offered a full-time position with
benefits and vacation time. My work with the company is going very well for
two years now.
Additionally, during my time at Hearts &
Minds I made new friends from all over the world, and I am truly touched by
all the people who selflessly contribute to the End Poverty Campaign.
- Katerina Ogneva-Dobryanskaya
I love that everything we do is
organized and run by volunteers. It allows every member a chance to
contribute in the most personally satisfying (and useful) way. We are
- Mark Van Hare
I felt like
an important part of the organization, as if my input truly affected decision making. The
mission should inspire all of us to get involved more in our communities.
- Tamara R., Carnegie Mellon University
Hearts & Minds helps others
realize they have potential within themselves to change and help others change as well.
- Leah Cheng, Baruch College CUNY
I like the Hearts
mission. Its an original idea but a basic one, too.
- Liz Hoffman, high school student, New York City
This organization can be very
beneficial to people who are interested in volunteering. It can also help others become
interested in volunteering.
- Marissa C., University of Wisconsin, Madison
I like the fact that people are
taking their own time to help with the Web site and magazine. And I also like the fact
that were helping others help others. I've enjoyed my stay here at
Hearts & Minds
and hope that the network expands in the future.
- Brian Petersen, SUNY New Paltz
This is needed to help give
people a push in the right direction, helping them get involved. It will be exciting and
fulfilling, when this organization takes off, to know that I was a part of its beginning
stages and that I helped make it happen.
I thank you for giving me this wonderful opportunity.
I enjoyed working here and I know all the skills that I gained here will help me in the
- Stephanie Prager, Lehigh University
What most attracted me to
Hearts & Minds was its vision. A non-profit organization that utilizes marketing for
social good - a pretty brave and worthy mission, don't you think?
One of the best things about Hearts &
Minds is it's
both young and innovative. This allows an intern to make an impact. This is a place where
your ideas are valuable and welcomed.
Its both refreshing and inspiring to be part of
an environment where people really care about what they're doing.
- Janet Lee, Wharton More from Janet
I like the goals and the
mission of Hearts & Minds and I like what its working to accomplish. Its
nice to know there are organizations around like this.
I hope I have greatly helped Hearts &
have helped me - not only with learning and job experience, but with making myself a
Hearts & Minds makes me feel useful and really
takes into consideration my ideas and comments. Knowing that I am helping such a great
cause really makes me feel better about myself.
I feel that I had a great experience. I definitely
plan to work here again. Thank you for the opportunity.
- Shelby Wood, University of Maryland
Thank you for allowing me to
intern for Hearts & Minds this summer. Not only did I learn a lot of useful skills but I
really believe in what this organization stands for.
I greatly respect the efforts you are making to
effect change in the world. As promised, I have been spreading the word about
Hearts & Minds around campus.
- Tara Cremin, Ithaca, NY
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