Carrie’s Healing Energy

Carrie’s Healing Energy

As s a practitioner of the healing arts, Carrie Lafferty fervently believes in the practices of Qi Gong and focuses on helping people “become more self-aware so [they] can take charge of [their] own transformation.” She brings that goal to her work at EGH, where she...
Mary’s Volunteer Profile

Mary’s Volunteer Profile

Mary Herdell began focusing on helping others at an early age. She entered nursing school at 18, believing that she could make a difference in people’s lives. No familial or religious influence directed her belief; she recognized that helping others is its own reward,...
Andrea’s Last Day

Andrea’s Last Day

I have been volunteering with EGH for five months, and today is my last day. I started out in the kitchen with Valerie, I now work the front desk. I am a senior at the University of Washington in their Public Health program, and part of our capstone is to work at a...
Retirement Hasn’t Slowed Down Jack

Retirement Hasn’t Slowed Down Jack

Many people wonder what retirement will be like. What will they do with unstructured time? What will happen to skills they spent years acquiring? For Jack Irby, after leaving his job as Facilities Director at the Pentagon where he managed a staff of over a thousand...
Erin – Volunteer profile

Erin – Volunteer profile

I began working at the reception desk at Elizabeth Gregory Home’s Day Center after shadowing a friend for several days so that I could get an idea about what the job would be like before diving in myself. Through these initial sessions, I quickly became acquainted...

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