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My Internship Experience at Good Samaritan Ministries |Oluwafisayo Ogundoro

All I only wanted was an opportunity to serve but I got more than serving, rather I had the opportunity to engage, learn, and interact with people. At Good Sam, I met happy people who were glad to work with me. My experience as a storytelling intern gave me an opportunity to work in my […]

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Volunteer Spotlight – Terri Lewis

Good Samaritan Ministries . . . is not just a hand out but a hand up. – Terri Lewis How Good Samaritan Ministries came in the picture I moved to Tennessee about two years ago, after I retired. After my retirement, I began to search for an opportunity to serve, give back, and to be […]

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Why You Should Volunteer

Serving people creates an avenue for every individual to experience his or her community. In the United States, many individuals volunteer at not-for-profit organizations. However, volunteering opportunities are not just peculiar to not-for-profit organizations, there are also volunteer opportunities at for-profit organizations. According, to the Bureau of Labor Statistics survey 25% of the American population […]

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Testimonial Series: Bobbie’s Story

“To get a little, you got to give a little” – Bobbie  ‘I am a 37 year old mother of two daughters: a 15 year old with autism and an 11 year old. I was raised here in Johnson City, but later moved to Jonesborough for the rest of my youth. Once I became a […]