who we are

"Volunteerism is the voice of the people put into action. These actions shape and mold the present into a future of which we can all be proud."
-- Helen Dyer

 dr. beverly gurley * Founder  Dr. Beverly Gurley is an advocate for her community. She has served in the education field for 36 years. As a retired superintendent, she took pride in encouraging education and is still dedicating her life to empowering her community.

dr. beverly gurley * Founder

Dr. Beverly Gurley is an advocate for her community. She has served in the education field for 36 years. As a retired superintendent, she took pride in encouraging education and is still dedicating her life to empowering her community.

 nora neal * Co-Founder  Nora Neal has had a passion all her life for uplifting her community. Serving in the United States Army has elevated her drive to help her community realize the value and pride in hardwork and education. She has poured time in the non-profit sector for more than 6 years and plans to work for many more years building opportunities for all communities.

nora neal * Co-Founder

Nora Neal has had a passion all her life for uplifting her community. Serving in the United States Army has elevated her drive to help her community realize the value and pride in hardwork and education. She has poured time in the non-profit sector for more than 6 years and plans to work for many more years building opportunities for all communities.

 shari summers * Executive Program Manager  Shari has been a consummate volunteer since her formative years beginning in middle school. She has volunteered for various organizations such as Habitat for Humanity, local food banks, community cleanup projects, in addition to the Virginia Air and Space Center, Goodwill and The Red Cross. Shari has been a 4x youth sports coach, volunteered with various church and military activities, the Lego League and most recently as the President of Rescue Ur Forever Friend (RUFF), a nonprofit animal rescue in NC. After 8 successful years as an USAF Officer, Shari continued her passion for service and moved into the nonprofit sector. She holds a Master Degree in International Relations and in Nonprofit Management.

shari summers * Executive Program Manager

Shari has been a consummate volunteer since her formative years beginning in middle school. She has volunteered for various organizations such as Habitat for Humanity, local food banks, community cleanup projects, in addition to the Virginia Air and Space Center, Goodwill and The Red Cross. Shari has been a 4x youth sports coach, volunteered with various church and military activities, the Lego League and most recently as the President of Rescue Ur Forever Friend (RUFF), a nonprofit animal rescue in NC. After 8 successful years as an USAF Officer, Shari continued her passion for service and moved into the nonprofit sector. She holds a Master Degree in International Relations and in Nonprofit Management.

 Rebekah aumen * Business Development  Rebekah was born and raised in a small town in Pennsylvania. She is newly married and new to the Fayetteville, NC area. Rebekah is passionate about marketing, the outdoors, and working with kids.   

Rebekah aumen * Business Development

Rebekah was born and raised in a small town in Pennsylvania. She is newly married and new to the Fayetteville, NC area. Rebekah is passionate about marketing, the outdoors, and working with kids.