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Meet Local Hero Nominee: Marsha Garnett

Marsha Garnett photo | Local Heroes 2019

Title: Board Member

Organization/Business: AT&T Pioneers 

Website: http://attpioneers.org/

“Marsha Garnett has worked tirelessly for those with less: homeless veterans, families facing medical treatment for their children, a young lady who can’t afford a prom dress. She has offered a meal, necessary supplies for living on the street and a beautiful dress, shoes and makeup to make a certain night memorable. Marsha gives and gives some more.” 

       Dan McCrory, Nominator

About the nominee:

Marsha Garnett sits on the AT&T Pioneers National Board of Directors, one of the largest non-profit active and retiree volunteer organizations consisting of 194,000 members. She is the LA Chapter Director of Becca’s Closet, a non-profit organization that donates free prom dresses to high school girls around the United States. Garnett serves on the Los Angeles Ronald McDonald House Board of Trustees, a national non-profit that provides a home away from home for families with seriously ill children. Garnett also sits on the Board of Directors for the LadyLike Foundation, a non-profit organization whose purpose is to educate, empower and inspire young women living in underprivileged inner-city communities to reach their highest potential through cutting edge resource programs, workshops and mentorships. Garnett is the recipient of Presidential Volunteer Service Award Gold Level 2011-2018. 

More on Marsha Garnett:

https://discovery.box.com/s/m9i41yagjfofy9ct588m70fn5oucfyc6

Los Angeles Ronald McDonald House Volunteer Profile of Marsha Garnett | Local Heroes 2019
Los Angeles Ronald McDonald House Volunteer Profile of Marsha Garnett | Local Heroes 2019

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