Ellen Raspitha has been a volunteer at Regional Hospice for over 22 years. For the last four years, she has volunteered over 300 annual hours and earned a “Silver Level” President’s Volunteer Service Award.
For the past two years, licensed hairdresser Christie Blom of Danbury’s Christie and Co. has been volunteering her time and skills to make Regional Hospice patients look and feel their very best by providing haircuts, styles, and manicures.
Michael is on a mission to raise more than $50,000 for Regional Hospice's pediatric patients.
Just in time for summer, a large group of employees from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BI) volunteered their time to work in Regional Hospice's Memorial Gardens.
For John Hoffman, volunteering at Regional Hospice became a meaningful way to spend his time after his wife died.
"It makes me smile to spend time here," says Regional Hospice volunteer Karen Boutross
For Army Veteran Gary Boulet, volunteering at Regional Hospice gives him a sense of purpose and pride.
Ginny Strauch has learned to become more tolerant, compassionate and understanding through her volunteer experience at Regional Hospice.
"Regional Hospice makes the experience of dying both beautiful and meaningful," says volunteer Francine Robb.