The cruise, which sets sail from Seattle on June 2nd, marks the sixth Cabot Community Celebrity cruise which has honored more than 250 volunteers since the program began in 2009. Volunteers like Jesse Lockhart, who gives his time as an advocate for children’s rights and takes care of those who are abused or neglected through Rainbow House Children’s Resource Center.
Joan Stocker is being honored for her incredible volunteer work with Meals on Wheels. Joan has made over 25,000 house visits and delivered more than 50,000 meals to those in need. And there is Sonia Diaz Agron, who is being honored for her service to the 9/11 Tribute Center where she leads tours and tells her personal story of the events of that day. These volunteers represent just a handful of the amazing Community Celebrities whose service makes a positive difference in communities across the country.
The Cabot Community Celebrity Cruise, along with partners AARP Create the Good, National Cooperative Bank and Points of Light’s HandsOn Network are working to evolve the notion of celebrity as recognition of volunteerism. Cabot’s Community Celebrities program, along with its Reward Volunteers and Gratitude Grille programs, make up the core of the co-operative’s Department of Gratitude and illustrate the many ways Cabot’s dairy farm families honor, amplify, and reward those who give time to do good. Cabot is proud to celebrate these caring individuals for their good deeds, and build networks of help that can last a lifetime.
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