Giving Gladly

Drawing deeply from the community they love so much, Mercy Hospital’s volunteers form an integral portion of the compassionate caregiving Mercy supplies our community.
Text by Ryan Jarrell | May 11, 2018 | Lifestyle

Inundated as we are with charitable opportunities in The Magic City, it’s sometimes difficult to know where to start giving back. If you’re interested in touching the lives of thousands, but unsure as to where to start, Mercy Hospital is always welcoming to compassionate souls willing to give their time, energy and spirit to this healthful institution. Interested in drawing attention to some of the new events occurring in Volunteer Services, Mercy wants you to know that whatever your interest, there’s a volunteer program for you. Whether it’s accompanying your specially trained dog in their Pet Therapy program or passing out drinks and magazines in their roving refreshment cart, there’s something for every volunteer. With National Volunteer Week approaching between Apr. 23- 29, the hospital will be honoring its over 100 volunteers in a multi-day event truly displaying the love and affection that Mercy shows the charitable caregivers who enliven their halls;