by Tim Deveney, Director of Precious Blood Volunteers
Precious Blood Center in Liberty, Missouri hosted orientation for the new Precious Blood Volunteers for 2014-2015. During the week of July 20-25, we welcomed three new volunteers who will be serving this year.
Patricia Wood will be serving at St. Paul Church in Crownpoint, New Mexico. Pat comes to us with a wealth of experience during her time working as medical technician, serving at St. Joseph Indian School, and managing a farm in Kentucky and a ranch in Wyoming. She is from Owensboro, Kentucky and has three grown children. She will begin her service at the end of August.
Ryan Cornelissen is now working at Cristo Rey Kansas City High School. Ryan is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire with a degree in civil engineering and is from Londonderry, New Hampshire. He worked as a civil engineer for the New Hampshire Department of Public Transportation. At Cristo Rey, Ryan will be helping out with the stem (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) program, campus ministry, and the music program.
Stephanie Schell is serving at Truman Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Stephanie matriculated from Creighton University with a degree in biology, and comes to us from Irving, Texas. Stephanie is our third volunteer to serve at Truman and will be working with the fresh foods market, the pet partners program, and assisting the nursing staff.