Hospice Volunteers Needed in Dane County
Volunteers are needed to assist customers, operate the cash register and sort donations at the Agrace Thrift Stores in Madison, pack donated merchandise in donors’ homes, or make companionship visits to local Agrace hospice patients in patients’ homes, nursing homes or assisted living centers.
Agrace will host volunteer orientation Thursday, July 15, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., or Monday, July 26, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at its Madison campus. Pre-registration is required for either session. Call (608) 327-7163 or visit Agrace.org/Volunteer to fill out an application.
Agrace Seeks Volunteers in Dane County
Agrace is seeking volunteers across Dane County to visit with hospice patients or support its Madison-area thrift stores. Volunteer orientation will take place at Agrace’s Madison campus July 15, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., or July 26, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Pre-registration is required for either session. Call (608) 327-7163 or visit Agrace.org/Volunteer to fill out an application.
Agrace Offers 3 Support Groups in July
- Bridges Support Group is for adults grieving the death of any loved one. It meets July 7 and July 21, from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
- COVID-19 Loss Group is for adults grieving the death of any loved one due to the COVID-19 virus. It meets every other Wednesday. In July, meetings are July 14 and 28, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. There is no cost to attend this group.
- LGBTQ+ Spouse/Partner Loss Group is a six-week series for people grieving the death of their spouse or life partner. It meets Tuesdays, July 20 to August 24, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
These groups meet online and are open to the public. There is no fee for people whose family member was in hospice care in the past 12 months; fees for others can be lowered or waived, if needed. Pre-registration is required; call (608) 327-7118 with questions or to register.
Pre-registration is required for all groups. For details, fees or to register, visit Agrace.org/GriefGroups or call (608) 327-7118.