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Our Mission, Vision & Values
Mission Statement:

To improve lives and make a positive impact in our community by mobilizing people and resources.

Vision Statement:

We will improve lives in our community by:

Identifying priority issues on which we will have impact.

Convening and influencing people and organizations to take action on identified priority issues.

Connecting people to available services and programs they need to improve their lives.

Measuring the results of programs, collaboratives and initiatives we support.

Valuing and reflecting the diversity of our community.

Raising maximum resources to achieve our goals.


Integrity - building trust by acting trustworthy; being open, honest and approachable; treating others with dignity and respect; being inclusive of all members of the community.

Collaboration - seeking synergistic, win-win solutions; being a team player; creating joint ventures, such as public-private partnerships, with others in the community.

Leadership - continuously learning and teaching; recognizing that volunteers can be leaders and leaders can be volunteers; inspiring others to act in service to the community.

Results - seeking excellence through measurable indicators of meaningful success; being accountable for producing outcomes that have positive impact on the community.

Stewardship - making efficient use of precious resources; promoting a sense of gratitude for resources we have been given; judiciously sharing our resources with the community.

Care - being responsive by showing compassion; serving those in need, advocating for them and creating opportunities for them to help themselves; building a sense of hope in the community.

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