Thanks to all of the ward staff and day unit for everything you did for Olive.
- Family of a hospice patient
What our volunteers say
Volunteering for St Rocco’s Hospice is both rewarding and fun – and it helps to help more people.
Here’s what some of our volunteers say about working at St Rocco’s Hospice, or in one of our charity shops.
"I feel I am contributing to an excellent cause, which gives me great fulfilment."
"I am so happy to be a volunteer at St Rocco’s Hospice and have been made very welcome. The staff are so kind and caring."
"I feel a lot of satisfaction being able to help such a great organisation - and that my help however big or small is much appreciated."
"I really enjoy my volunteering, it gives me confidence, I love meeting and talking to people and I feel good knowing that my help does the hospice good."
"Very worthwhile, knowing I contribute to fundraising events, whether it be the starlight walk as a marshal, or bag packing at various supermarkets in Warrington."
"Volunteering was, for me, to face my past and what had happened to me in my personal life and the connection to the hospice. The experience has helped me to come to terms better as well as contributing to the wellbeing of others etc."
"My skills are limited but my spirit is willing."
"It is a privilege to volunteer at St Rocco’s Hospice. I feel I am giving something back for all that I have received."
"I feel valued and part of the St Rocco’s Hospice family. I feel as though I am making a positive contribution."
"It is a good organisation to volunteer with and the people who are involved in the hospice genuinely care about what they do. I have always had good support in my volunteering role."
"I volunteer every month on a Saturday. The shop in Lymm is a great one to work for. I don’t really have much to do with the hospice itself, but I feel it is very worthwhile charity to volunteer for."
"I really enjoy volunteering at the hospice. I have gained great experience in caring, and listening to patients and relatives, and feel it is a great experience towards my future in adult nursing/midwifery."
"I volunteered to work in this shop to give back some of my time because my husband was ill for 17 years with various types of awful cancer and the treatment must have cost a lot of money. So this is my way of saying thank you."