US News & World Report Article on Volunteers in SF Parks

Friday, October 29, 2010

Sometimes you don’t have to venture much farther than your front porch to make a difference. Just ask Michael Wood-Lewis. As new residents of Burlington, Vt., Wood-Lewis and his wife, Valerie, were having trouble feeling at home. The occasional wave to a passing neighbor or the guy walking his German shepherd past the house didn’t constitute the kind of community the Wood-Lewises were looking for when they moved from Washington, D.C., in 1998.