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A Volunteer Opportunity Rooted in Teamwork
by Marlene Feil
As I hit snooze for the second time on Saturday morning, the dozens of garden gloves lying on my floor were a reminder of the day ahead of me, and the volunteer opportunity that was stealing my precious weekend sleep. A couple of United Way colleagues and I would be traveling to West Oakland to join Philadelphia Eagle cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha and several teen scholars from his foundation to help build a garden at People’s Grocery of Oakland.