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Volunteer Spotlight: Marilyn Ling

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Name:  Marilyn Ling
How long have you been a volunteer? Over 10 years
What areas do you work in/what sort of tasks do you do as a volunteer? I sing in the choir. We meet the second and fourth Wednesday of every month. We try to sing patriotic songs, and uplifting music for the patients and their friends and family that come to visit. I also spend time helping out with the mailings. In the past, I’ve helped out with the desserts at the volunteer dinner. I did that for a couple years.
What made you decide to become a volunteer? Both my parents were in hospice care, and I just wanted to give back. My mom was in hospice around 25 years ago. Back then the whole concept of hospice was a little new, but our family really embraced it. I wanted to get involved and volunteer, and that lead me to Angela Hospice.
Why Angela Hospice? I chose Angela Hospice because I am a resident of Livonia.
What is your favorite part about volunteering? I really enjoy the choir. People really like the music and sometimes…