In honor of National Volunteer Month, The Next Door named Becky Brun as its 2022 Volunteer of the Year. Brun has contributed her time to multiple programs of The Next Door, sharing ideas, connections, and resources with the organization and its program participants. Brun has been a part of its Promoting Prosperity program, and also volunteers as a mentor to local area youth through The Next Door’s Gorge Youth Mentoring program. The Next Door is the area’s largest human services nonprofit organization, and has 40 programs that serve children, families, teens, and more throughout the Gorge. The Next Door and Gorge Youth Mentoring rely on volunteers to carry out their efforts.