Volunteer Spotlight

Our volunteers mean the world to us. Simply said, we could not do this without them. We love to tell their stories! You can read them below, and if you happen to run into one of them at the Free Store for Teachers, be sure to say hello.


Behind the Scenes on Computer Screens (8/17/2016) - There is a group of Schoolhouse volunteers that you rarely see and maybe don’t even know about. We wanted to shine the spotlight on some of our key data entry volunteers so you can learn about them and the great... Read more »
Volunteer Spotlight: BG (1/10/2015) - In a recent blog, we mentioned that we have logged 84,497 volunteer hours since 2000. All the resources that Schoolhouse Supplies provides to teachers and students would not be possible without the help from our dedicated volunteers.
Schoolhouse Supplies Snapshot Series: Werner Van Bemmel (4/3/2014) - The Boeing Boys are a group of volunteers who’ve been with Schoolhouse Supplies from the start. With skills to build parts for the mighty aircrafts as backgrounds, they stock our shelves, and make sure to joke with every person who passes by the workroom... Read more »
Schoolhouse Supplies Snapshot Series; Helen & Lolly (3/4/2014) - Helen Petersen and Laura (Lolly) Lindley have dedicated more than 13 years, and over 2,000 hours of service to Schoolhouse Supplies. To this dynamic duo of spunky seniors, “It’s just not Wednesday if we’re not at Schoolhouse Supplies.” It is... Read more »
Free Store Interview: Sylvia Bundy and Jen Barth (4/19/2013) - Throughout the month of April, we’re partnering with Bank of America to Stock Our Shelves. In honor of that, we’re inviting some of our most passionate teachers, volunteers, and supporters to talk about school, supplies, and some of the key areas... Read more »
Volunteer Spotlight – Elliot Oblander (4/15/2013) - Elliot, a new volunteer from Franklin High School, has jumped right into supporting the Free Store for Teachers. Elliot easily switches back and forth between detail-heavy data entry tasks to greeting and supporting shoppers at the Free Store for Teachers.... Read more »