Because of his volunteering, staff were able to offer more classes, activities, and face to face time with participants. This made a huge difference in the individual lives of the foster teens.
Program Manager Livia Colbert stated, “It is people like Gary Cassady who make a difference for foster teens.”
Responding to the award, Cassady stated, “I greatly admire The Next Door. It is an honor to be able to volunteer in this fantastic organization. To be honored by you blows me away.”