Winter Parking Ban in Effect - No Street Parking Between 1 AM to 5 AM

Student Volunteer for the Last Week of December is HHS Senior Jack Rider

by Aidan Krantz
December 21, 2017

Our final "Student Volunteer of the Week" for December is HHS Senior Jack Rider. Jack works so hard at the Pantry, and the Shelf wouldn't run as smoothly without his hard work and dedication! Here are his responses to our questions:

What is your current volunteering role?

Currently, I am the manager of student volunteers at the Holliston Food Pantry. I work a shift at the food pantry a few times a month.

What made you want to get involved in volunteering?

An experience I had with a homeless man in NYC - He asked me for change, but I didn't have any. I gave him some leftover french fries and the smile and look of gratitude on his face made me want to keep helping people in need.

What is your favorite part of volunteering?

My favorite part of volunteering is interacting with and learning more about the people I am helping. It makes me very happy that I can make a positive impact on their lives, so it is interesting to hear about what they do.

What have you gained from volunteering?

From volunteering, I have gained a lot of experience talking to all sorts of people. I have also learned that my passion is to make other people happy

Check back in January to see who our volunteer of the month is! As always, please feel free to send in submissions of people who you think deserve this honor!



E-mail This Article

Comments (0)



Recent Articles by Aidan Krantz:

Give Back to Giver’s Volunteer of the Month for January is Neela Patel

Continue ...


Recent Articles in Comments:

Selectmen Give a Class in Brevity

by Bobby Blair

Continue ...

The Red Cross Came to Holliston

by Paul Saulnier

Saturday, January 20, 2018. Saint Mary's chapter of the Knights of Columbus hosted the 11th annual blood drive in Father Haley Hall.

Continue ...

TOWN OF HOLLISTON Open Offices for Town Election

by Liz Greendale

Continue ...

Holliston Residents meet with Senator Spilka

by Utah Nickel

Residents, part of a new environment group, the Upper Charles Climate Action of 350MA, met with Senator Spilka on Tuesday evening in Holliston. The topic of discussion was the group’s top priorities for the current legislative session.

Continue ...

Boy Scout Troop 14 - Annual Pancake Breakfast February 4th - 2018

by Press Release

Continue ...