Category: Stories of Service

A Better Way: YVC of St. Joseph’s fight against the Opioid Crisis

In St. Joseph, Missouri, my YVC program is working to solve the problem of safe opioid and narcotic disposal. Many business and community members do not properly dispose of medications in a way that is safe for the environment and wildlife. The most common ways of disposing of medications are flushing them down the toilet,

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Direct vs. Indirect Volunteering

I have volunteered with YVC Philly since 2015 and in that time, I have learned quite a number of things. I grew as a person and a leader. I grew more comfortable with myself and gain a bit of confidence in public situations. Most importantly, I have learned about the issues within the communities of

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