June, 2022

Dear Friends,

There are some exciting things happening this summer at HVO, including a brand-new website! The last two years have been a time of big changes, and we felt that our website should reflect these changes with a refreshed look and updated information. You will find inspiring stories, new blog features, a friendlier layout, and access to our new MyHVO member portal. MyHVO will streamline information for members so that you will be able to find information personally tailored to you and your HVO activities. I believe users will find MyHVO to be a more accessible version of the KnowNET and improve the volunteer and learner experience through more educational resources, orientation materials, and support. 

The new website will be updated every few weeks, so check back often for reopening updates and new stories. We will be sharing narratives from long time volunteers, articles we think you will find engaging, and ways to get involved. I am especially excited to share stories from some of our most dedicated volunteers who have traveled with us for decades and are able to discuss the evolution of many of our projects over time.

We are making progress on our reopening and have received word from a few of our partners that they are ready to receive volunteers with some caveats. As we learn more, we will be reaching out to volunteers to discuss scheduling new assignments. It has been a long journey, and we are as eager as you to begin in-person activity. Thank you for your continued patience. A new era is beginning with hybrid programming—we will be continuing many of our e-learning activities alongside in-person volunteering due to the enthusiasm of our partners.

Enjoy the summer! I look forward to sharing our new website with you and being in touch about new opportunities. 

Sincerely,

Nancy
Nancy A. Kelly, MHS
Executive Director
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