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Faith in Action for Cass County recognizes Jenkins volunteer

Don Kruta is highlighted as part of organization's 20th anniversary.

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Faith in Action Executive Director Theresa Eclov congratulates Volunteer Don Kruta of Jenkins for his work with “Neighbors Helping Neighbors”. Contributed / Faith in Action

Don Kruta, of Jenkins, became a volunteer with Faith in Action of Cass County in August 2020.

“Faith in Action is a great way to meet new people,” Kruta said in a news release. “It helps many people get to places they could not get to otherwise.”

In honor of its 20th anniversary, Faith in Action for Cass County is highlighting volunteers like Kruta several times a month throughout 2021. Volunteers are celebrated and recognized for their services and awarded $20 gas cards and other prizes.

Since he joined Faith in Action, Kruta has helped 22 people and provided more than 144 hours of transportation service, driving people where they need to go.

When asked about his favorite part of volunteering, Kruta said: “I love to meet and talk with new people. I get to know them, and I know I can make a difference. You think you’re helping them, but I get more out of it as well.”

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As a thank you for his volunteer services, Kruta received a gas card.

A locally supported, nonprofit organization, Faith in Action for Cass County coordinates volunteers who provide free nonmedical, neighborly assistance to seniors, the disabled and people in need throughout Cass County. Faith in Action volunteers help with transportation, friendly visiting, respite for caregivers, light homemaking and chores, and basic home repair, and they build accessibility ramps.

For more information about Faith in Action volunteer services or volunteer opportunities, call 218-675-5435 or go to www.faithinactioncass.com . Previous Faith in Action volunteer highlights and volunteer and client videos are available for viewing on the website on the 20th anniversary page.

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