Yahoo! Finance Shares Story of How Welcome Neighbor STL Was Created From a Single Nextdoor Post
Yahoo! Finance’s Melody Hahm spoke with Jessica Bueler about how the organization Welcome Neighbor STL grew from a single Nextdoor post into a volunteer group with more than 1,500 individuals.
The success story was shared during a Yahoo! Finance Breakout session that featured Nextdoor’s new CEO, Sarah Friar. Friar discussed the social platform’s ability to serve as a catalyst for inclusion, along with the opportunity to connect with other generous individuals in the community would wanted to make a difference.
To date, we have held 46 supper club events and raised over $70,000 for refugees in St. Louis. It has been an amazing experience bringing together with food, connecting people through the community, and we find out what our similarities are and how we all connect with one another in our neighborhoods. -Jessica Bueler, Founder of Welcome Neighbor STL
You can skip to the 11:00 minute mark in the video to view the segment on Welcome Neighbor STL.
Yahoo! Finance’s Melody Hahm interviews Nextdoor’s CEO Sarah Friar, live at SubCulture in New York City.