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Colleen Moran Receives 2018 Most Treasured Volunteer Award

​Mentor resident Colleen Moran, a Hospice of the Western Reserve volunteer for 18 years, has received a 2018 Most Treasured Volunteer Award from the Center for Community Solutions, a nonpartisan think tank in Cleveland focused on health, social and economic issues. Presenting the award to Colleen was Tiffani Tucker, Channel 19 news anchor. Candidates were evaluated on criteria that included innovative approaches, difficult obstacles overcome, accomplishments, community need and the volunteer's impact in the Northern Ohio region.

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October 30 2018

Categories: News and Community Volunteers 

5 Things I’ve Learned from My Dog

Pets are valued for the faithful companionship and unconditional love they provide. Several studies have shown that simply cuddling or petting an animal can reduce anxiety, lower blood pressure and heart rate and ease depression.

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June 25 2018

Categories: News and Community Volunteers 

Being By Your Side is His Calling

​For 80-year-old Pat McMahon, sitting with a dying patient at their bedside in their final hours is more than an act of caring. He considers it a sacred calling. As a By Your Side volunteer for Hospice of the Western Reserve, he travels across 11 counties whenever he is needed to provide a compassionate presence.

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May 15 2018

Categories: Volunteers Journey 

Reception Desk Volunteer Needed

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​Have you been looking for a volunteer opportunity that gives you the chance to make a difference but doesn’t require too much of your personal time? Do you have even a few hours a month to give to help out at the reception desk at Hospice of the Western Reserve?

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May 01 2018

Categories: Volunteers 

You Make A Difference: One Volunteer & A Comfort Buddy Make Impact in Patient's Life

​This is a photo of Jack, a Cuyahoga County Western Reserve Navigator palliative care services patient and our volunteer, Bruce, clearly enjoying lunch at a local restaurant.

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April 30 2018

Categories: News and Community Volunteers Testimonials 

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