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Paying it Forward

October 25, 2020 | By Meals on Wheels @ the Crossroads | Meals on Wheels @ the Crossroads

What would make a healthy 47-year-old woman give up a successful career as the head of digital ops for a digital marketing company? For Melanie Kinney, the decision to move to Memphis to spend time caring for her aging father was an easy one. That precious time was a turning point for Melanie, and she determined that she would begin a new chapter of life as a volunteer who improves the lives of others.

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Preparing for the Future

October 25, 2020 | By Jordan Miller | Mon Valley YMCA

Providing comfort and helping others is a significant part of my life. This is one of the reasons why I love to volunteer.

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My Journey as a Volunteer

October 25, 2020 | By Ruth Antonelli | Monongahela Valley Hospital

In 2007, when I signed on to become an Auxiliary Volunteer with Monongahela Valley Hospital, I never imagined where my journey would take me or, how I might touch peoples’ lives.

From sharing the grief and pain of a mother who had lost her son, to having a Grandmother, who is raising her grandchildren, cry and hug me after comforting her, my volunteer work is more rewarding than words can describe.

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Talking About the Trolley Museum

October 25, 2020 | By Barrie Baker | Pennsylvania Trolley Museum

I find work at the Museum to be very rewarding. I feel I have touched lives by answering visitor questions and showing visitors how times have changed.

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A Continuum of Care

October 25, 2020 | By Ray Spence | Presbyterian SeniorCare

I never knew Bingo was a contact sport until I began calling it two years ago. The residents in assisted living are not just old people. They led fascinating lives and are living history books for those who care enough to listen.

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Legal Aid for All

October 25, 2020 | By Mary Bates | Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services

I have previously served as a court-appointed attorney for the low-income, as a member of my firms’ pro bono committees and of the Christian Legal Society, and my service at SPLS has given me the opportunity to continue and expand that mission.

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