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Goodfellow promotes volunteering

A spin wheel allows members attending the Volunteer Fair to spin for a prize at one of the booths set up at Carswell Field House on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, 
April 11, 2018. Booths and games were set up to inform attendees of the different organizations on and off base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Seraiah Hines/Released)

A spin wheel allows members attending the Volunteer Fair to spin for a prize at one of the booths set up at Carswell Field House on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, April 11, 2018. Booths and games were set up to inform attendees of the different organizations on and off base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Seraiah Hines/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Jeffrey Sorrell, 17th Training Wing vice commander, talks with venders at the Volunteer Fair held at Carswell Field House on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, April 11, 2018. Venders from non-profit organizations were able to come and set up booths raising awareness for various volunteer opportunities available to Goodfellow members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Seraiah Hines/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Jeffrey Sorrell, 17th Training Wing vice commander, talks with venders at the Volunteer Fair held at Carswell Field House on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, April 11, 2018. Venders from non-profit organizations were able to come and set up booths raising awareness for various volunteer opportunities available to Goodfellow members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Seraiah Hines/Released)

Airmen attending the Volunteer Fair sign in before walking through the various booths set up at Carswell Gym on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, April 11, 2018. Service members, civilians and dependents could attend the Volunteer Fair and learn about the non-profit organizations within the San Angelo community and how to volunteer with them. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Seraiah Hines/Released)

Airmen attending the Volunteer Fair sign in before walking through the various booths set up at Carswell Field House on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, April 11, 2018. Service members, civilians and dependents could attend the Volunteer Fair and learn about the non-profit organizations within the San Angelo community and how to volunteer with them. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Seraiah Hines/Released)

GOODFELLOW AIR FORCE BASE, Texas --

More than 30 vendors gathered at the Carswell Field House on Goodfellow to inform individuals about the many volunteer opportunities in San Angelo and the surrounding communities April 11.

“This was a way to invite non-profit organizations on base to showcase the different ways that military members can volunteer in the community,” said Goodfellow Airman and Family Readiness Center Work Life Specialist Coordinator, Joe Goodwin. “We also invite on-base organizations to come in and set up to provide information about their various services and what they do.”

In over five years of hosting this event, this year was the largest held so far.

“This is a great opportunity to get a lot of people together to help the community,” said San Angelo YMCA Group Fitness Coordinator, Amber Chirstensen. “Even people who may not know the community can find ways to jump in, it helps everyone!”