Happy Volunteer Appreciation Week!
Published on April 17, 2023
Volunteer Appreciation Week is here, and we’re excited to celebrate our wonderful volunteers in person with our first Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon in 3 years! We are grateful to each and every one of you for making our mission possible. We literally couldn’t do it without you. Your service, offered with care and compassion, brings love and light to our patients and their families at a time when they need it most. Read on for some wonderful stories about the difference you make.
Volunteer Spotlight: LaNiecia French
We’d like to spotlight one of our newest volunteers, LaNiecia French. LaNiecia is a licensed hairstylist, and she has already served 9 patients in her first two months as a volunteer! Read more.
Volunteer Brings Comfort to Hospice Patients with Dementia
Alive volunteer, Nancy Vykouk, is a part of the Murfreesboro Sewing Group and has donated beautiful items that help to calm the fingers of our dementia patients. Read more.
Nashville Music Medics Featured in the Tennessean
When the Nashville Music Medics visit our Nashville residence, you can expect to find much joy and love filling the hallways and rooms for patients, families, and staff. Read more.
Check out our Volunteer Connection video series for the stories behind some of our volunteers at Alive:
- Cara Beasley on Being Present
- Christine Brosend on Helping Patients Transition
- Emily Bradbury and Blackjack Share Why They Love Visits
- Kelli Dodson on Honoring Her Mother’s Memory and Giving Back