There are nearly 100,000 hospital volunteers in California who provide caring hands and assistance to patients and their families. They are compassionate, dedicated people who make a measurable difference in the lives of others. Here are some of California’s outstanding hospital volunteers who demonstrate that caring is their calling.
Pat Holt has donated over 3000 hours to Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center (PVHMC), where she plays a valuable leadership role. As Vice President of the gift shop and Auxiliary Board member, Pat performs a wide variety of tasks integral to the shop’s success. PVHMC’s gift shop brings in more than $100,000 annually, which goes directly to PVHMC Sick Baby and Hospital Assistance Fund. Pat is truly a guiding light for all, inspiring those around her to “be like Pat.”
Julie Jacobson has made a lifetime of caring for others. After forty years of leading Girl Scouts and training leaders, Julie was given the 2005 Woman of Distinction Award by the Girl Scouts of Orange County.