The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Veterans, active duty, or anyone who wishes to honor our aging Veterans, are welcome to participate in our ongoing mission to "Go the extra mile for those who already have". Emerald Coast Hospice honors American Veterans on admission, for special occasions, and at their passing. The latest statistics show that 1 in 4 dying Americans is a Veteran. Our goal is to allow them to die with dignity and respect, surrounded by those who appreciate the sacrifice they've made. Volunteers are needed to participate on our Veteran Volunteer Board, serve as Patient Support Volunteers (visits with Veterans), and to provide Caregiver Relief for the families of Veterans (starting at just a couple of hours, twice a month). For additional information, or to schedule an informal, no commitment Introduction to Volunteering With Emerald Coast Hospice, call Jaimie at 850-995-4664.