Join us in celebrating our April 2018 Volunteer of the Month, Beth Uber! Beth has been a volunteer since 2009 and has had a wonderful impact on our organization. Below, you will learn more about her.
How did you hear about Inspiration Corporation?
My husband and I moved to Chicago in Dec of 2008 for his job, and I saw the True North/Inspiration Corp commercial shortly after. I was really moved by Lisa Nigro’s fresh approach, taking people out of soup line format and really engaging.
What is the most enjoyable part of volunteering for you?
Meeting new people, working toward a common goal.
What aspect of volunteering are you most excited about? What is the most challenging?
I like being helpful.
What is your volunteer background?
Growing up, my mother was an excellent example of volunteerism. She really taught me to be grateful for what you have and help those in need.
Why do you volunteer?
Because “we all do better when we all do better.” – Paul Wellstone.
Describe one of the most interesting experiences you’ve had as a volunteer.
One of the first projects I had for the office was a massive reorganization of files where I sat in the 3rd floor hallway for 2 weeks putting files in order. When it finished, I felt very accomplished. …or addressing Christmas cards with the former CEO’s (John Pfeiffer) mom, I also really enjoy working at One Inspired Evening.
What are your hobbies, besides volunteering?
I love going to the movies, swimming, and baking.