Blog: Volunteer Spotlight
Anyone familiar with the Girls on the Run program is aware that it empowers the girls involved for a lifetime of healthy social and emotional living. Yet many new and longtime coaches also express what a game changer Girls on the Run has been for them personally as well.
Abby Donald is a Saint Louis University student studying Social Work. She started volunteering with Girls on the Run St. Louis in September as a part of her service learning coursework.
Have you ever wondered what being a 5K Superstar is all about? Meet Abby Carter, our first 5K Superstar. She has a wonderful connection with Girls on the Run St.
EA Quinn is a superstar coach at Flynn Park Elementary, has been a part of Team Adelaide, served on our 5k committee, and is doing cool work in the community outside of Girls on the Run! She teaches at Wash U and travels to the Himalayas frequently to do research on mothers and infants. We are inspired by her dedication to the Girls on the Run mission and the work she does for our community and internationally. Read on to get to know more about EA, her involvement with GOTR-STL, and her life outside of volunteering!
Name a volunteer role at Girls on the Run St. Louis and Cassandra Quinney has more than likely been it. From being a Girls on the Run coach, 5k Sparkler, Team Adelaide volunteer, Small Group Facilitator, and most recently helping out with our 5k committee, her involvement and support of the GOTR mission is truly inspiring. Read on to get to know more about Cassandra and her involvement with GOTR-STL.