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Hospice Care Week - Day 4

Saint Michael's Hospice 5

7:03am 10th October 2013
(Updated 11:10am 10th October 2013)

 

Volunteers are at the heart of everything.

That is one of the important messages being highlighted as part of Hospice Care Week.

Saint Michael's Hospice in Harrogate has six volunteers for every staff member employed there.

The charity is always looking for helpful and reliable people with enthusiasm, creativity, energy and a passion to support those living with terminal illness.

Its dedicated team helps with store collections, events, fundraising, admin support and providing transport for patients and their families.

Ann Hoole is a volunteer for the day therapy service:

 

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