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You Only Have to Care

Volunteering not only provides the opportunity to get involved in a cause that you are passionate about, but it also provides the possibility to look beyond our own circumstances and appreciate what others are experiencing.  Enjoying yourself while volunteering is one of the rewards you will receive while working towards your goal of helping others. …

Something as Simple as a Smile

There is magic in connection.  There is definitely something to be said about sharing a moment that makes another feel valued and supported.  At Friends, Inc. our volunteers choose to connect with those in need because they know about that magic, and because they care.  They care enough to provide transportation to those in need…

Making a Meaningful Difference

How often does one have the opportunity to make an immensely impactful difference in another person’s life?  At Friends, Inc. it happens daily and we always consider it the highest privilege. Recently we were honored to take a seriously ill wheelchair-bound World War II veteran to the U.S. Space and Rocket Center so that he,…

You May Be the World

“To the world you may be only one person, but to one person, you may be the world.” These words are especially true of our volunteers who, for many different reasons, provide support, skills, talents, and abilities that give our patients hope, strength, and the courage to face another day.  Our volunteers give the gift…

Friends of the Best Kind

Today I find myself especially thankful and grateful for our Friends, Inc. volunteers.  I am thankful for their contribution of time and energy; for their hearts and hands to help and serve others.  I am thankful for their commitment, dedication, sacrifice, love and compassion for those truly in need.  I am thankful for their warm…

Be Extraordinary and Make a Difference

Friends, Inc. volunteers are a very special group.  Outwardly they seem to be ordinary people just like the rest of us, but these “ordinary” people are doing some pretty extraordinary acts of kindness that are transforming our community and bettering our patients’ lives.    All of our volunteers are invaluable beyond measure.  We are grateful and…

One Act of Kindness at a Time

Being a friend, touching a heart, changing a life, one act of kindness at a time, is what we strive to do at Friends, Inc. every day. It is always our goal to make an emotional connection to those we serve as we purpose to meet their needs. Recently we sent handmade Valentine cards to…

Special Ladies

This picture makes my day! These two special ladies stopped by today to say hello as they were on their way to a medical appointment. They have a such a sweet relationship and being together always blesses both their lives.