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Features Health & Wellness AMC celebrates National Volunteer Week

Volunteer Betty Beamer with husband, Dwight. Photo providedAngel Medical Center recently celebrated National Volunteer Week by having a luau for its volunteers.

“Our volunteers work in virtually every department in the hospital,” said Jennifer Hollifield, director of volunteers for Angel Medical Center. “From hospice and Same Day Surgery to our gift and thrift shops, their countless hours of service are an integral part of our mission to provide quality healthcare to the community.”

“Angel Medical Center has approximately 160 volunteers and they have donated well over 36,000 hours during the past year,” Hollifield continued. “This represents an economic benefit in excess of $360,000 to the hospital and the communities we serve.”

In addition to volunteer hours, financial contributions from the hospital’s volunteers and auxiliary were in excess of $31,000 for the past year.

These funds were utilized for the purchase of tonsil trays for Same Day Surgery, billi blankets for Women and Children’s Unit, vital signs monitors that are used on the floor, contributions to the breast health center, and to the outpatient medicine expansion.

AMC’s volunteers and auxiliary have also contributed more than $4,400 in scholarships toward the education advancement of the AMC Staff.

If you are interested in volunteering for AMC, contact Jennifer Hollifield at (828)349-6869.





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published: 10/18/2013
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