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 Michelle Davies | The Journal Gazette
Patricia Turner, who is a 70-year-old VITA Tax Greeter through the Volunteer Center's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, works on gathering tax papers at St. Mary's Catholic Church.

Resident sees giving back as duty

Patricia Turner, 70, has spent 12 years helping Allen County residents get their taxes prepared for free. She also...

March 22, 2020 1:00 am

 Michelle Davies | The Journal Gazette
Retired nurse Elaine Cowen has been volunteering the past 25 years at Visiting Nurse, a nonprofit caring for the seriously ill.

Being there for those at end of their lives

Elaine Cowen has dedicated more than 25 years of service to Visiting Nurse. Her experience with her mother's death drove her passion to...

February 23, 2020 1:00 am

 Michelle Davies | The Journal Gazette
Beth Haffner, a volunteer with Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana, readies bed pads  to check to be sure they are ready for clients to use.

Worker will do what's needed, until a cure

Beth Haffner is willing to do whatever is needed to help clients of Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana. The retired 59-year-old says...

January 26, 2020 1:00 am