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I took her face in my hands

I took her face in my hands

About five years ago I volunteered for another organization. I remember it was February and we had a snow storm. I looked outside and decided it was going to be difficult to drive so I hopped on the bus. When I got there instead of my “client” […]

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I tried my best to take care of you

I tried my best to take care of you

I Love you Dad! I was by your side when you departed. I tried my best to take care of you. I did. I also wish there was a hospice in my former country and trained volunteers would have given him more comfort. I wish I was […]

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I have met so many resilient people

I have met so many resilient people

As a volunteer I have met so many resilient people who find joy in living each day. As a bereaved grandparent I have felt the care and support of staff and fellow group members. Thank you for it all!

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We had a lovely lady come from hospice

We had a lovely lady come from hospice

(So thankful to serve others) I have told this story many times before, but for the new volunteers it will be new. In 1997 my mother died after suffering from colon cancer. It was a long journey for our family. We had a lovely lady come from […]

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A few minutes make a big difference

A few minutes make a big difference

Hospice allowed to give of myself and be of service to others. Volunteering took a deeper meaning to be able to help someone who is looking for help, help that many cannot buy. Volunteering helped me to grow and become a better person, by being open to […]

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Volunteers are the heart

Volunteers are the heart

Volunteers are the heart of this care. Thank you.

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