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Volunteers

October 25, 2012

What Volunteering at Mayo Clinic Means to Me

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

Many experiences in my life have impacted the way I look at the world and all of the different people around me. I have realized that the world is so much bigger than just me and my family. Working together with each of our strengths and weaknesses can bring about extraordinary hope and progress. A […]

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Tags: Alison Miller, Volunteer


June 13, 2012

Giving back to Mayo Clinic

By Susana Shephard Susana Shephard

“When somebody saves your life, that’s something that sticks with you for the rest of your life.” Powerful words from Sandy Pobanz, a long-time patient and volunteer at Mayo Clinic. The Pobanz family, from Moline, Ill., began traveling to Mayo Clinic in 1942 when Sandy’s father, Wilbur, sought care for a serious heart condition that […]

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Tags: Caring Canine, Mayo Clinic, Medallion Program, Sandy Pobanz


April 18, 2012

Mayo Clinic Young Volunteers

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

We like being part of the Mayo Clinic Young Volunteers Program because Mayo Clinic is a world-class health care institution and being part of something that has such a large impact on medicine and research is really cool! We started this video project last year hoping to showcase our program and show how volunteers make […]

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Tags: Mayo Clinic, Rushil, Vishvesh, Volunteers, young


November 11, 2011

Healing A WWII Veteran’s 66-Year-Old Injury

By jasonpratt jasonpratt

Mayo Clinic began because of a military connection and our commitment to servicemen and women has never faltered. As we celebrate Veteran’s Day this year, we salute the many Mayo Clinic staff members and patients who are veterans, helping to protect our freedoms. It is in their honor that we share this story about a […]

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Tags: 5328, 5329, 5334, injury, Mayo Clinic in Florida, MayoClinicFL, military, Veteran, Volunteer


August 1, 2011

The Shaffers: Giving Back to Mayo Clinic

By Susana Shephard Susana Shephard

Anne Louise and Larry Shaffer, both volunteers at Mayo Clinic for the last seven years, met while working at Sears national headquarters in Chicago, Illinois. She was a jack of all trades working in various departments including buying, marketing, and information technology. He worked on the retail side, opening new stores all over the country. […]

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Tags: 5333, Arizona, Mayo Clinic


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