Volunteer Spotlight

Paula McIntyre

Volunteer Spotlight: Paula McIntyre

At Heirlooms Thrift & Gift, We’re fortunate to have many dedicated volunteers who give generously of their time and talents to support the store—and ultimately, Hospice of the Red River Valley’s mission. The Volunteer Spotlight celebrates their contributions to the store and organization. Click here to find more information about our volunteer program and learn …


Patty Fritz

Volunteer Spotlight: Patty Fritz

Meet Patty Fritz and therapy dog Romeo, both are pet therapist volunteers at Hospice of the Red River Valley. Pet therapists provide additional comfort and care to our patients through companionship with a licensed pet therapy animal. Name: Patty Fritz and therapy dog Romeo Location: Fargo, N.D. Volunteer Role: Pet therapist Volunteering Since: April 2017 …


Ethel Wischer

Volunteer Spotlight: Ethel Wischer

At Heirlooms Thrift & Gift, We’re fortunate to have many dedicated volunteers who give generously of their time and talents to support the store—and ultimately, Hospice of the Red River Valley’s mission. The Volunteer Spotlight celebrates their contributions to the store and organization. Click here to find more information about our volunteer program and learn …


Hal O'Connor

Volunteer Spotlight: Hal O’Connor

Meet Hal O’Connor, an office volunteer at Hospice of the Red River Valley. Office volunteers greet visitors and assist with filing, data entry, mailings and other clerical duties. Name: Hal O’Connor Location: Detroit Lakes, MN Volunteer Role: Office Volunteering Since: April 1994 Tell us about your role and why you choose to volunteer with Hospice …


Amanda Torres

Volunteer Spotlight: Amanda Torres

Meet Amanda Torres, a hairstylist volunteer at Hospice of the Red River Valley. Hairstylist volunteers wash, cut and style patients’ hair wherever they call home. They provide additional comfort and care to our patients. Name: Amanda Torres Location: Fargo, ND Volunteer Role: Hairstylist Volunteering Since: February 2016 Tell us about your role and why you …


Volunteer spotlight: Which role is right for you?

Volunteers are a very special part of the hospice team. Some volunteers directly provide support with patients while other utilize specific skills. There’s a volunteer role to match everyone’s talents and available time. Which role is right for you? Patient care volunteers provide companionship to patients, which may include reading, visiting and other one-on-one activities, or …