Sparrow Clinton names Volunteers of the Year

Posted at 10:27 AM, Jul 03, 2017

Members of the Clinton County Open Food Distribution Team were recently recognized as the Sparrow Clinton Hospital Volunteers of the Year for their outstanding community service.

The food bank opened its doors in 2002, thanks to support from the Sparrow Clinton Hospital Foundation and the Greater Lansing Food Bank. The group now distributes food on the second Thursday of each month from the Bath Township Hall, assisting an average of 90 families per month. In 2016, members distributed 83,760 pounds of food to friends and neighbors in need.

Team members were honored at a recent Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon. All hospital volunteers who attended enjoyed chair massages, hand treatments, aroma therapy, and a buffet luncheon in celebration of their commitment to the hospital.

In 2016, a total of 156 area volunteers donated 6,600 hours of their valuable time and talent at Sparrow Clinton Hospital to improve the quality of healthcare in their region.

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