Her dad wanted her to go to college to learn about computers. But as a high schooler in Buffalo, New York, in the 1970s, Pat Krider wasn’t interested in computers. To her, the only people who studied computers were geeky guys with pocket protectors and horn-rimmed glasses.
Each month, About selects a local nonprofit to highlight in our Nonprofit Spotlight.Our goal is to showcase the good work done in our community — and help connect these organizations to donors who may not have realized their need.Here’s who we’ve featured so far.
I have volunteered for many civic and nonprofit groups wherever my family and I have lived, but especially so in Stark County. Having benefited from this great community when I was growing up, I want to make sure that our community stays strong for all future generations.
The reason I do what I do is directly tied to my upbringing. I have six siblings and we have all benefited from our parents’ selfless examples of generosity and caring for others. There was no sitting around being bored.
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