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Jan 9, 201709:59 AMCity Beat

Volunteer of the Month, December 2016

Jan 9, 2017 - 09:59 AM
Volunteer of the Month, December 2016

Christine Drozd, Vickie's Angel Foundation

Tell us about your volunteering.
Vickie's Angel Foundation helps families fighting cancer who are having financial difficulties paying their bills. We take away that worry to let them focus on getting well. We hold an annual walk in New Cumberland every October, as well as various fundraisers throughout the year.

Of all the charitable organizations out there, what is it about Vickie's Angel Foundation that compels you to volunteer?
One hundred percent of the money raised goes to the families for everyday needs. rent, heating bills, groceries and insurance copays are a few examples. It all stays within the Central Pennsylvania community.

Alive or dead, name one person that would like to have lunch with. Why?
Oprah Winfrey – she has inspired me to live with gratitude, and she can bring some of her "favorite things."

Tell us about your fellow volunteers at Vickie's Angel Foundation.
We area ll family, we work together and everyone's role is equally important.

What is the single most important moment of charity you have ever been apart of or witnessed?
Hearing the stories of the families we have helped never ceases to touch my heart.

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