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Volunteer Heroes

Volunteer Hero: Charlotte Aylor-Diaz

Charlotte Aylor-Diaz has undoubtedly saved hundreds of dogs with her hard work, dedication and passion. She’s advocated for canine organizations over 30 years, working with shelters, expanding rescue initiatives through her own nonprofit, and uniting organizations with a common mission....

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Volunteer Hero: Maryann O’Grady

Volunteer Hero, Maryann O’Grady has worked with CVCJ for over fourteen years. When she first joined the team, she was surprised to discover she was getting more out of the experience than she thought her care receivers were. That hasn’t changed. She still feels that way today....

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Volunteer Hero: Donna Demchick

This week’s Volunteer Hero, Donna Demchick, joked, “It’s all Mary’s fault. She’s the reason I’m here.” Donna was referring to long-time volunteer/former staff member, Mary Gualandi, who brought Donna on board to be a coordinator for St Justin’s Roman Catholic Church....

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Volunteer Hero: Marge DeFalco

Marge DeFalco turns 83 on July 20th, which means starting another year of her making us laugh and inspiring us to get up and go!...

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Volunteer Hero: Jean Robertson

“I think CVCJ may be one of the best things God ever created,” said Jean Robertson. “I can’t say enough about how great this organization is. The Volunteers and Receivers are great. The girls in the office are great,” and Jean has contributed to it all for over eighteen years....

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Volunteer Hero: Sue DeBella

Sue DeBella is 79 and has volunteered with CVCJ for 12 years. Sue was inspired to join as a way to give back and thank the people who helped her mother when she stayed in an assisted living facility. Medical transportation wasn’t managed well so they drove her to doctor…...

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Volunteer Hero: Alice Gutierrez

At 82 years old, Alice Gutierrez continues to provide medical transportation and grocery shopping for seniors, something she has done for twenty-four years as a CVCJ Volunteer. Alice learned about the opportunity in 1994, only months after CVCJ was formed, and remembers thinking, “I have the time, a car, and…...

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