volunteering

Reader input: ‘Find someone to help, quick’

Some years ago, a gorgeous athletic friend of mine was unhappy, wanted out of her marriage, and was contemplating an affair. I asked her a bunch of questions, and found out that he ...

Hospice volunteering a humbling experience

  Marilyn Bell, a longtime hospice volunteer in the Auburn area, said she never forgets the patients she has served, such as the teen she helped reach his out-of-state family ...

Auburn family sees both sides of the Christmas basket

The Stewart family has long been involved with the Auburn Area Christmas Basket Program, but two years – unbeknownst to them – they would wind up on the receiving end. ...

She’s mother hen to injured wild songbirds

The first thing you hear entering Lola Elliget’s yard is the call of an old turkey that has made her yard his own. Unlike most of the birds in her care, “The Colonel” is a do ...