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.
Your communityMonongahela and surrounding Mon Valley communitiesPatient homes and facilitiesMonongahela, PA15063
The Amedisys Hospice Volunteer Program exists to enhance the quality of life of hospice patients and their families by providing direct contact to patients and their loved ones, indirect contact with activities and education in the community and nursing facilities, bereavement support activities, and administrative patient-related duties. Some examples of activities needed include personal contact, visiting, playing cards, listening to music, shopping, running errands, phone support, respite while family runs errands, making blankets, creating Chart of Life posters, helping with celebrations, pet therapy, music therapy, hair dressing, activities for socialization, assisting with bereavement support groups, participating in bereavement memorial services, participation in We Honor Veterans program, and making hospital baskets.