While Sammy detailed the adversities that he faced and overcame, the young people paid close attention as they can identify with adversity.
Adversity is a normal part of life that will make you stronger. It's the only way to achieve your dreams.
Passion for volunteering to share his inspirational story, Sammy Violante peaks to thousands of students every year. What are the 15 Most Powerful Words In The World?
"BE WHO GOD MEANT YOU TO BE,
AND YOU WILL SET THE WORLD ON FIRE." - Sammy V.
Thank you Sammy, for being an inspiration to our young folks. You left a lifelong impact on their hearts. Jesus loves you and so do we.
The following was taken from http://sammyviolante.com/
"Volunteerism has been a major component of my recovery from OCD and continues to keep me focused on
my WIN (What’s Important Now) philosophy!"
"Violante goes twice a week to Compass House, volunteering as a mentor.
Developing a great relationship with the youth counselors gave Violante
an opportunity to gain the trust of the young people there, he said."
"Violante now serves other organizations, such as the Make-A-Wish Foundation and St. Gregory Youth Ministry in Amherst. He volunteers as a youth counselor and mentor assistant to disabled and disadvantaged children at Cradle Beach Camp in Angola and is a career life coach for the University at Buffalo School of Management. He is a 1975 graduate of UB."
"He also worked with Buffalo Bill, Trent Edwards and former Bill, Thurman Thomas at St. Adalbert's Response to Love Center in Buffalo feeding underprivileged children, he said. Recently, he also joined the Big Brother/Big Sister program and continues to give free motivational speeches to youth groups."
Sammy is a speaker who will inspire you to life beyond your wildest dreams, you can reach him at: 716-634-7294