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Quiet Hero, Caspar Hendrickson

Casper Hendrickson
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The group I volunteer for: The Food Bank of Nevada County.

What I do for the group: I helped get food before Thanksgiving for families and kids who don’t have enough food. I went around the neighborhood and got 400 pounds of food, plus four turkeys and $590 in donations.

How I got involved: I saw the UNICEF donations boxes for Halloween, so I wanted to help. It was Mom’s idea to do this.

Why I think this group’s work is important: I wanted to help families that didn’t have enough food and they do that.

The best thing that ever happened to me on this volunteer job was: I met nice people.

The rewards I get from this volunteer job are: It made me feel good and proud of myself.

Other volunteer jobs I’ve done: River monitoring for SYRCL.

I’ve lived in Nevada County: Six years.

I like living here because: It’s pretty, except when it’s raining.

The most important job that faces us as a community is: Feeding people.


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