Seattle Works

A blog that documents all things Seattle Works…and much much more!

Congratulations Thomas Buford! April 9, 2010

Filed under: Volunteer — seattleworks @ 4:00 pm

 For the second year, we’ve had the opportunity to select a Seattle Works volunteer to be honored by the Governor and the Seattle Mariners during National Volunteer Week. This year we are thrilled to honor Thomas Buford!

Thomas is the captain of one of our longest-running Team Works teams, currently known as the “A Team”, originally known as team “New to Seattle”. He started as a program participant in early 2007, promptly stepped up to lead that same year and has inspired his teammates to serve on a monthly basis ever since. This fall, he and his wife Laura have traveled to Peru on one of our service trips and set the example for creating community.

An enthusiastic ambassador for Seattle Works, he has also been a champion for several of our fundraising and outreach campaigns. Not only did he team up with a group of long-time volunteers to form Seattle Works Day 2009’s SWAT Team, one of our largest groups, he was also the first person to successfully recruit 20 people give a donation of $20 or more to Seattle Works during our 20th anniversary fundraising campaign.

We’ll be celebrating Thomas, and volunteers from across the community, at the Mariner’s Salute to Volunteers Night – Tues 4/20. Tickets are just $8 and we’ll have a whole Seattle Works section. Join us!

THANK YOU THOMAS, for all you have done and continue to do for Seattle Works, and our community as a whole.


One Response to “Congratulations Thomas Buford!”

  1. Biju Says:

    Congrads! I remember sharing the same Seattle Works Day team with you many years back. Good times 🙂

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s