Since signing up as a volunteer with JET Express, I have enjoyed taking seniors to medical appointments, the beauty salon, shopping and spending valuable time together. It makes us both feel good. I provide transportation but also companionship and friendship…and they do the same for me.
I also volunteer at the Dorit & Ben J. Genet Cupboard. Each week I take grocery orders and help deliver them to clients. Many of the clients who are having a difficult time – emotionally, physically or financially – are so elated when they see me they know they are not alone. Providing a helping hand gives me a sense of happiness and success.