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Michelle Greenberg - Package Deliveries

How long have you been a DOROT volunteer?

I have been volunteering since 2009.

How did you get involved with DOROT?

My father told me about DOROT.

What type of volunteer activities do you do at DOROT?

I volunteer with the Package Delivery program. I have developed a relationship with Vera and visit her for each Package Delivery.

In what ways has your DOROT volunteer experience impacted your life?

My experiences at DOROT have impacted my life by my increasing compassion for elderly people who are isolated. It makes me more aware of their needs and fears.

What motivates you to continue volunteering at DOROT?

I am motivated by my attachment to and fondness for Vera who I visit and help. I appreciate the time we spend together.

Most memorable volunteer moment:

I was inspired by Vera account of her experiences at Queens College as one of the first woman economics professors and her fight for equal opportunities as a woman professor.

What would you want other volunteers to know about volunteering at DOROT?

I would want other volunteers to know that volunteering increases, inspires and encourages development of intergenerational relationships that are satisfying to young volunteers as well as the person visited.



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