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Volunteer Appreciation Week 2015

I was recently invited to offer an invocation at Avow’s annual volunteer appreciation luncheon. As I paused to prepare my blessing, it occurred to me that we often focus on thanking volunteers for choosing to do work for no pay and sometimes forget to acknowledge the cost involved with choosing to volunteer… and I don’t mean the expense of gas used to travel to assignments! In truth, volunteers give us something much more valuable; what may be the most precious possession any one of us has: our time. No one knows better than those who work in hospice care just how precious time can be and how little we have to spare. I’m certain many of our volunteers are very wise to this notion. April 12 – 18 is National Volunteer Week. On behalf of Avow, I would like to thank the many volunteers in our community who choose to […]


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