Volunteers

Jul 03, 2015

Pet Patrol Dog Brings Calm, Happiness to Hospital Patient

Posted by Cindy Hickey on Fri, Jul 3, 2015 - 12:27 PM in Volunteers , Patient Stories

         

For Ross Riggs and his dog Gunner, it was just a quiet evening of visiting people at Mercy. Yet, for a patient without the ability to communicate and her deeply concerned nurse, Gunner's presence meant calm and peace.

Ross and Gunner - Mercy Pet Patrol 2015

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Jun 01, 2015

Music to Their Ears: Green Intermediate Students Collect, Organize 1,000 CDs for Mercy Hospice

Posted by Cindy Hickey on Mon, Jun 1, 2015 - 8:04 AM in Volunteers

         

Sarah and Emily Kolesar have a passion for service, fostered in part by their Girl Scout troop's "Year of Service." So, when they learned Mercy Hospice needed someone to organize its small collection of music CDs, that was music to their ears - and inspiration for their minds. In Sarah's and Emily's capable young hands, the CD collection was destined to grow.

Mercy Hospice CD labelling project 2015 - 1

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May 20, 2015

Teen Volunteer Discovers Being a Leader Is Fun

Posted by Cindy Hickey on Wed, May 20, 2015 - 12:14 PM in Volunteers

         

"What I learned about leadership [as a Mercy volunteer] is that being a leader is actually rather fun and not as strict as what people make it seem like.” — Wan Xing, Mercy TAG Volunteer

Jackson High School's Wan Xing, Mercy Volunteer, 2015 Canton Ohio

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Apr 21, 2015

'All the Regulars': Senior Friends Volunteer Forms Close Friends Through Service

Posted by Cindy Hickey on Tue, Apr 21, 2015 - 1:49 PM in Volunteers

         

"The most valuable experience of volunteering for me would be the memories I have made with all the friends I have met." — Carol Wilson, Mercy Senior Friends volunteer

Carol Wilson Mercy Senior Friends Volunteer 2015

Carol Wilson’s eyes light up whenever she talks about volunteering with Mercy Senior Friends and Mercy Medical Records. She has given more than 1,100 hours of volunteer service to Mercy Medical Center. 

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Apr 14, 2015

Devoted to Mercy and Our Mission: Gift Shop Volunteers Have Passion to Serve

Posted by Cindy Hickey on Tue, Apr 14, 2015 - 12:37 PM in Volunteers

         

Collectively serving more than 8,000 hours, two retired Mercy nurses and current gift shop volunteers serve because they remain committed to the hospital, our mission and their fellow volunteers.

Karen Baysinger, Mercy Gift Shop Volunteer, Canton Ohio, 2015

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Apr 06, 2015

Teen Volunteer Learns to Approach Every Problem with Compassion

Posted by Cindy Hickey on Mon, Apr 6, 2015 - 1:35 PM in Volunteers

         

"Each time I walk in for my volunteer assignment, I'm not quite sure what will be waiting for me. However, this has taught me to approach every problem with a solution and compassion." - Elizabeth Molnar, Mercy T.A.G. Volunteer

Elizabeth Molnar, Canton Ohio volunteer at Mercy Medical Center, 2015

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Mar 26, 2015

Volunteer Jeanette King: 'I Really Look Forward to My Tuesdays'

Posted by Jen Carroll on Thu, Mar 26, 2015 - 11:33 AM in Volunteers

         

"What amazes me about voluteering at Mercy is how often I meet the nicest people." ~ Jeanette King, retired public health nurse and Mercy volunteer

Jeanette King, Mercy Medical Center volunteer, Canton, Ohio 2015

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Mar 24, 2015

Twice-retired Bank VP Calls Volunteering for Mercy Foundation the 'Right Fit'

Posted by Cindy Hickey on Tue, Mar 24, 2015 - 11:38 AM in Mercy Development Foundation , Ambassadors , Volunteers

         

Richard (Dick) Croasdaile Jr. has always enjoyed an active life. After his second retirement last year, he soon joined the Mercy Development Foundation as a board member and regular volunteer.

“After all,” he says, “how much golf can you play?”

Dick Croasdaile Jr., Mercy Foundation Volunteer 2015

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Feb 25, 2015

Volunteer Jackie Betz Pays It Forward at Mercy

Posted by Cindy Hickey on Wed, Feb 25, 2015 - 9:04 AM in Volunteers

         

"Mercy is a wonderful place to 'pay it forward.'" ~ Jacqueline “Jackie” Betz, volunteer

Jackie Betz, Mercy Medical Center Volunteer, Canton, Ohio, 2015

Meet Jackie Betz, a Mercy volunteer for more than a year. She has accumulated 380 service hours most recently as part of her concourse transport and human resources assignments. Previous volunteer time was spent performing clerical tasks for Mercy Professional Care Physicians and Mercy Medical Affairs.

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Feb 16, 2015

Volunteer Loel Stein: 'Work Environment Is Outstanding' at Mercy

Posted by Cindy Hickey on Mon, Feb 16, 2015 - 12:00 AM in Volunteers

         

"I like volunteering at Mercy because the work environment is outstanding, clean, respectful and fun." ~ Volunteer Loel Stein

Loel Stein Mercy Volunteer Canton Ohio | Canton Ohio Hospital Volunteers

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