Volunteer Comments

Student Quotes from the Youth Service Council
of the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District:

"What made me happy was helping others."

- 6th grade student

"I was sad when we had to go back to school."

- 6th grade student

"What made me happy was to see people who didn't have houses get food."

- 6th grade student

"I would definitely do this again because I learned a lot and felt I grew spiritually."

- 12th grade student

"When you get people together who actually care about what they're doing a lot can be accomplished."

- 11th grade student

"Through our project we will inform students about what the community problems are and how we can help solve them.  Kids will know how to help more than they already do."

- 6th grade student

"We will learn:  How to make decisions about what is a good idea; how to manage money without spending too much in one place; how not to be selfish; and how to listen to other people's ideas."

- 6th grade student

"We will spread the word about service activities through public notification and press releases.  We will work with community leaders."

- 6th grade student

"We will watch the classes that get the money, see how they are doing and progressing with their plans."

- 6th grade student

"It made me happy to see all those smiles on the peoples' faces because of everything we were giving them for free and everything came from our heart and it makes you feel really good by helping someone out.  It made me sad to see people that didn't have a home, food and clothes."

- 6th grade student

"That I help someone is enough.  It made me sad that there were a lot of homeless people.  They were very thankful.  It was a lot of fun.  I had a fun time."

- 6th grade student

"I would definitely work with homeless people again because I felt so good about helping other people like I actually made a difference.  I learned a lot about the homeless."

- 11th grade student

Nos Amis/Our Friends, Inc.  Children Helping Poor and Homeless People (CHPHP)  2554 Lincoln Blvd., #522  Venice, CA 90291
 Phone:  (310) 840-4777  Phone:  (800) 333-4349  Website:
www.chphp.com  Email: chphp@earthlink.net