Volunteer Stories

  • Bringing Heart & Soul to the business of resale - By Mary Zahner Bauer, KCH Director of Donor Relations Published:  May 10, 2022 Have you ever walked into a store and immediately fell in love with every item you saw? When you feel like you have found the perfect place that fits your own unique personality and with every visit find another new treasure, you… Continue Reading
  • Inspiration Meets Passion - By Bethany Vonseggern, KCH Communications Coordinator Published: April 26, 2022 What inspires you? Is it your surroundings, hobbies, loved ones, art? This list could go on and on as there is no one singular answer, is there? Inspiration can take on many forms. For me, one strong form of inspiration comes from volunteerism, or more… Continue Reading
  • Why I Volunteer to Visit People With Alzheimer’s - By Marie Marley, KCH Volunteer  Published: April 12, 2022 Everyone wants to be needed. We all want to feel we're making a difference in someone else's life. We could even say it's a universal human need. When I began volunteering to visit some ladies with Alzheimer's at Brookdale Senior Living's Clare Bridge memory care facility… Continue Reading
  • Much more than a store, it’s a story - Much more than a store, it’s a story was published in the July/August 2021 issue of Healthy Kansas City Magazine and is shared with permission. I pulled a beautiful jacket out of the box and smiled. I remember when Mom and I went shopping and she tried this on. She looked great, but she thought… Continue Reading
  • We Honor Veterans – Independence Day and Every Day - It's an honor and a privilege to be asked to care for veterans — an honor that we at Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care take very seriously. For many years we have been part of the We Honor Veterans program. This involves recognition to veterans in our care. Plus, we train our staff on… Continue Reading