Congratulations to “I Serve Because…” Video Contest Winners!
After weeks of collecting submissions and days of voting in the “I Serve Because…” Video Contest, we have a winner!
Congratulations to Erica Gordon, an AmeriCorps Alum who served with College Forward in Austin, TX. Erica’s story – from switching careers to finding her passion through AmeriCorps, inspires us to make an impact in the communities we serve and live in. Thank you Erica for modeling a Lifetime of Service!
Also, congratulations to runner up, Midcoast Maine Chapter of AmeriCorps Alums for their compilation video featuring a variety of local Alums voices sharing their “Made in AmeriCorps” stories.
Continue reading below to view their winning “I Serve Because…” submissions:
Erica Gordon of College Forward
Midcoast Maine Chapter of AmeriCorps Alums
When Senator Tom Harkin called on all national service supporters to take part in the “I Serve Because…” video contest, we had no idea the wide arrange of truly inspiring stories we would receive – over 130 to date!
On behalf of everyone at Save Service, Voices for National Service, and Service Nation, we would like to extend a special thank you to our finalists and all participants for sharing their stories with us.
Together, you have told a powerful story about the impact of national service on countless lives in communities across the country. Just because the contest is over, it doesn’t mean we want to stop hearing from you. Our goal is to build a collection of inspiring stories from every state in the country to continue lifting up local voices in support of national service. Continue to upload and share your story today!