Volunteer Week!

National Volunteer Week (April 24-30) is the perfect time to thank the amazing people who volunteer their time at Rossbrook House. From after-school programs to the Rossbrook House board and Rossbrook House Foundation board, we are blessed to have so many dedicated and generous people in our corner.


Leslie Galloway has been a volunteer at Rossbrook House since 1976. She is a Board Director who supports Rossbrook House children and youth in a variety of ways, including sitting on the Program and Operations Committee that oversees the annual scholarship celebration.

“I recently had an opportunity to meet with a young woman receiving the Sister Bernadette scholarship award. She is in her 4th year at the U of M in the Nursing Faculty. Wow!! She is an amazing young woman. So inspiring,” Leslie said.


Current Rossbrook House Board President, Brenda Hasiuk, has been a volunteer for over twenty years and shared this:

“I get so much more that I put in. As part of Rossbrook, I’m privileged to glimpse the meaning of grace and hope amidst adversity on a regular basis. With so much darkness in the world right now, it’s like a salve for the soul.”


Volunteers are an integral part of many of our events. Did you know that Rossbrook House has had two fundraising dinners? In 2016 and 2019, the No Child Alone Dinner, were the only two large-scale fundraising events we have held to date. Both Boards and other community volunteers helped to make these events successful!

Rossbrook House is moving forward with even more programming for the participants and hosting public events again. The next event will be the Rossbrook House Pow Wow on May 19. We’re also making plans for another fundraising dinner with the Foundation.


Rossbrook House Foundation Chair, Jane Quinton, shared what she is most looking forward to:

“The No Child Alone Dinner, definitely! When it’s safe to do so, we will bring the community together to raise funds for Rossbrook House and celebrate with the kids. The kids help pull this event together making it a true celebration of all things Rossbrook!”


Jeff Coleman, Rossbrook House Foundation Director and Fund Development Committee Chair, shared his thoughts about volunteering:

“Giving back to our community, especially in today’s world, either financially or through a commitment of time/volunteering, ensures that programs like Rossbrook House are able to provide a service to those who need it most and who might not otherwise have access.”


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