***The following is series featuing Q & A's with CASA volunteers
Stan and Ann Ferguson have been serving Steuben County for four years as CASA volunteers.
Q: What is the most rewarding part about being a volunteer?
A:"Feeling like you may have made someone's life a little easier, a little happier, and a little better."
Q: What almost held you back from being a volunteer?
A: "Our other activities and time commitment."
Q: What made you go ahead and do it anyway?
A:"We felt it was a valuable way to use our time. It was something we as a couple could do together to help support those who face many hardships in their everyday lives. You get back more than you give."
Q: If you could have any superpower what would it be?
A:"An over abundant love to share with others in order to take away the hurt, pain and rejection and give hope and joy!"
Q: If you could go back and be a kid for a day, what would you do?
A: "Nothing different. We were blessed with loving and stable families as well as good and fun times with both family and friends."
Q: What is the best part of being a kid that you miss now that you are an adult?
A:"The ability to engage more freely and creatively in play."
Q: What is a lesson adults could learn from children?
A:"Find and experience the best in each moment."
You can make a difference!
You can be a voice for children who are powerless to speak for themselves.