As a jail program volunteer, I’ve seen the devastating results of addiction on men & women’s lives. Recognizing the value of the work the SACK group is doing to prevent addictive behavior, I decided I wanted to be a part.
What is one talent or skill that you bring to SACK?
I’m committed to the Mission and Vision of SACK, and will assist to keep our goals aligned with those statements.
What are you most interested in or passionate about when it comes to preventing youth substance use?
Empowering youth to stand strong for their beliefs and not cave in to negative peer pressure. Teaching them to recognize that the choices they make now affect not only their future, but others around them. Helping them to choose to live healthy, prosperous lives.
What have you gained by being involved with SACK?
I’ve only been involved a few months, but I was surprised by the amount of work going on in the schools towards prevention of drug & alcohol abuse, and working towards positive peer influences. I have been very encouraged by the results of these programs.
What is one hope you have for future generations in the community?
That our youth will grow into responsible adults involved and caring about the lives around them and their community.