Page 2 - Friends Newsletter Spring 2015
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Making a Difference in the Lives of Others

This year, National Volunteer Week was
April 12 through 18. This special annual
week, established by presidential order
in 1974, reminds us to recognize, thank
and encourage those who help their
communities as volunteers. At New
London Hospital there are more than
130 such women and men – including
the 31 pictured in our cover photo –
who give their time to the day-to-day
work that contributes to the well-being
of our patients and their families. Their
combined dedication translated into
10,083 volunteer hours at NLH in 2014!

Our volunteers provide us with a           NLH's volunteer-run Friends' Shop raised over $27,000 in 2014.
vital community link through their
service in our institution and their
ambassadorship for NLH out in the
community. They help us conserve

Volunteer at YOUR                             financial resources, and even raise funds for us through
Community Hospital!                           the volunteer-run Friends' Gift Shop, which netted over
                                              $27,000 in 2014 for direct support of our mission.
Volunteers are vital to our ongoing success.
We have many rewarding volunteer              "We are extremely fortunate to have so many devoted,
opportunities available at times based on     thoughtful and kind individuals who make up the NLH
your schedule, in these and other areas:      volunteer team," commented NLH President and CEO,
                                              Bruce King. "The time and talent they give here has a
• ABC’s Daycare                               tremendous impact on patient care, through personal
                                              interactions, expenses saved, and funds earned. Thanks
.• Friends' Gift Shop                         to each and every volunteer!"

• .Front Desk (substitutes)                   Please join all of us at NLH as we continue to say
                                              thank you to our generous volunteers for their selfless
• .Mail Room (substitutes)                    dedication to assuring a warm and caring environment
                                              at our community hospital.
•. Medical/Surgical (inpatient)
  Hospitality Cart

•. Physical Therapy/Pool Therapy

.• William P. Clough Extended Care Center
 (multiple roles)

             To learn more about how you can help, contact Volunteer Services at 603-526-5133
             or nancy.collins@newlondonhospital.org.

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