PATIENT VISITS: Providing companionship and support through conversations, reading, leisure activities or being a supportive presence. May also offer respite to caregivers needing time for themselves.
ADMINISTRATIVE: Office support through clerical duties, such as answering phones, filing, and data entry. Monthly “work nite” munching pizza while stuffing envelopes.
SPECIAL PROJECTS: Assisting Destiny staff with Punch & Cookies served at nursing facilities, Big Buck bingo, Reiki sessions at nursing facilities, and recognition events. Students and Scout Troops also share time making crafts or distributing hand-made crafts with residents of nursing facilities.
ANIMAL COMPANIONSHIP: Visiting patients with animals certified as “Good Citizens”. Visits are one-on-one with a particular patient or touring a facility.