Volunteers at Ohio’s Hospice of Butler & Warren Counties make an impact on the lives of patients, their families, and the staff every day. During National Volunteer Week, April 19-25, Ohio’s Hospice of Butler & Warren Counties took a moment to recognize its volunteers. In 2019, 25 volunteers served the not-for-profit organization.
“Our volunteers help to bring a smile, respite, and comfort to both our patients and families,” said Maureen Swarts, manager of volunteer services. “Whether the volunteer has made a comfort item or visits with the patients on a regular basis, they are making a difference.”
Volunteers help every area of the organization from helping with data entry and filing to helping prepare supply kits and admission packets, in addition to visiting patients.
“Our volunteers are very appreciated. I know this is apparent to our volunteer services staff,” Swarts said. “I’m sure the rest of the organization realizes the importance of our volunteers who help throughout the organization.”
In past years, volunteers were honored with a recognition banquet. Because of COVID-19, the annual volunteer recognition banquet has been postponed and will be rescheduled for later this year.
For information on how to become a volunteer, call 937.256.9507, ext. 3314, or visit our website.