DGT™ Family Volunteer Coordinators
Along with a small staff based in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis-St. Paul, Doing Good Together™ relies on dedicated volunteers throughout the U.S. who work as our Family Volunteer Coordinators. These volunteers gather information on family-friendly volunteer opportunities in their specific U.S. cities. Want to have your city included? Contact us to learn more about becoming a DGT™ Family Volunteer Coordinator for your city.
Natalie Silverstein, MPH is the New York City Coordinator of Doing Good Together. She is also a freelance writer, working with various healthcare and child-focused non-profits. Natalie has been a contributing blogger for Mommypoppins.com in both Long Island and New York City, with a particular focus on kid-friendly community service ideas and opportunities. Natalie earned an undergraduate degree in health administration from Providence College, and a Masters in Public Health from Yale University. In a previous life, she worked for hospitals and managed care companies. She is passionate about family volunteerism and philanthropy, and is raising three empathetic kids in New York City along with her husband Jonathan, a healthcare venture capitalist.
Kira Hower, MEd is the Boston Volunteer Events Coordinator for Doing Good Together™. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts and works as an Executive and Life Coach, specializing in working with women. She is also a Brown Belt Nia teacher and holds a M.Ed from Harvard University. A mother of two girls, Kira became involved with Doing Good Together™ after doing an online search for family-friendly volunteering in her area. She is very excited to bring DGT to the Boston area.
Shruti Peri is the Boston Volunteer Listing Coordinator for Doing Good Together™. She has worked as an attorney with the Youth Advocacy Project and then as an independent educational consultant for children with special needs. She believes that there are few things as fulfilling as volunteering together with friends and family. Shruti lives near Boston with her partner, Venkat, their two children, two cats and a very shy guinea pig.
Ashley Raggio is the Volunteer Listing Coordinator for Doing Good Together, Silicon Valley. She is a Bay Area native who currently lives in San Jose, CA with her husband and three young boys. Ashley has her M.Ed. in Higher Education Leadership and has worked in Community Service-Learning with college students as well as directing a program for a non-profit community partner with elementary schools. Since having children, she has consistently volunteered with her boys’ schools, the Parents of Multiples group in Silicon Valley and her family’s church. Ashley is passionate about service, education and the intersection of these ideas in both the classroom and in the family so she is bringing Doing Good Together to her community!
Jill Prevatt is the Baltimore Volunteer Listing Coordinator for Doing Good Together™. Jill lives in Baltimore County with her husband Rob and their two daughters Elle and Gwyneth. She works as a Professional Organizer for
Simplify Organizing and also serves as the company's Marketing Director.
Jill often volunteers in her daughters' classrooms, in addition to participating in monthly local volunteer projects with her family. Jill is excited to help other Baltimore families gain easy access to volunteer opportunities to "pay it forward" as they teach their children the importance and impact of helping others in need.
Jennifer D. Alviar, MDiv is the Seattle Volunteer Coordinator of Doing Good Together. She is also an ordained, interfaith minister. Jennifer is passionate about making a positive social impact in fostering strong families and strong communities. She believes that volunteering with her family is more than just doing good. It is about cultivating a meaningful, sustainable way of life. Jennifer lives in Seattle with her husband Christopher and their daughter Madeline. Jennifer is thrilled to bring a spirit of service and hospitality to her work with Doing Good Together. She looks forward to inviting families to engage in fun, meaningful volunteer activities in the Seattle community.