Obed Franco of State Farm has organized and started dozens of volunteer projects since his Project Leader Training a little over a year ago. One of his favorite projects, Reading Is Fundamental (RIF), took place last September.
On February 28th, State Farm employees completed a community service project with RIF of Austin. Six volunteers (unboxed, sorted, and labeled 3,479 books to be distributed to school children in the greater Austin area within eight hours.
Some of the State Farm volunteers are pictured here with Obed.
In this video clip, Obed shares with us a little bit of the Project Leader training and what being a Project Leader means to him.
Upcoming Volunteer Project Certification Dates:
Saturday, March 15
Connection with Special Event
(Earth Day & Spring Day of Caring)
United Way Capital Area
Tuesday, April 8
George Washington Carver Museum
Wednesday, May 14
Austin Groups for the Elderly (AGE) Building