Benefits of Volunteering

Thanks to the efforts of staff and volunteers, the Gift Shop and Auxiliary fund-raising events raise thousands of dollars each year. These proceeds have been used to aid the medical center and its patients with the following:

 

  • Custom bed / stretcher for ATC
  • Wheelchairs for patient transportation
  • Lounge chairs for ICU waiting room
  • Golf cart for patient/visitor transportation
  • Paving of large, overflow parking lot
  • Vehicle for lab courier services

 

Volunteering can improve your health

(According to a “Volunteering in America 2010” Report)

 

  • A heightened sense of well-being
  • An improvement in insomnia
  • A stronger immune system
  • Speedier recovery from surgery
  • Lower your blood pressure

 

Other benefits of volunteering

 

  • Satisfaction of helping others
  • Creating new friendships
  • Job skill development
  • Supplemental lunch stipend
  • Free parking
  • Reference letters
  • Volunteer appreciation events
  • Educational opportunities
  • Flu shots

 

 

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