candy striper

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a volunteer worker in a hospital

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If the goal of the newsletter (or perhaps just that issue) is to get people to volunteer for something--perhaps teaching a religious ed class, being a candy striper in a hospital, or some other function--include stories by or about volunteers who find what they do tremendously satisfying and enjoyable.
Grace is a candy striper at Hanover House retirement community, where she meets Mr.
Prepped by the encyclopedia and back issues of People, Beauty explores the 21st century with her beloved, the castle's erstwhile groundskeeper's son reincarnated as a hospital Candy Striper (an utterly winning Russell Harvard).
He forms a friendship with a candy striper at the hospital, and gradually decides to come clean about how he contracted HIV--it was from a brief relationship with a college girl, and not from a transfusion, as his family had told everyone.
"I admired his strenght and character because he broke the color barrier in baseball," says Nicole, who also volunteers as a candy striper. All told, she had to write five in six essays to meet the requirements of the scholarship committee.
When I was 13, I was a hospital candy striper in Carson City, Nev., where I was taught to care for the sick.
The fourth site was a candy striper program for high school students at a large, metropolitan, Midwestern hospital (candy stripers are hospital volunteers who perform such tasks as playing with children on the pediatric floor and reading to patients).
Her roommate started to cackle, and before I could even say who I was or why I was there, the three of us and a candy striper, who happened to be in the room at the same time, were roaring with laughter.
Redemption comes in the form of the first real friendships he's had since the war-realtor Liv Crawford pulls him out of his smoldering living room, hospital supply clerk Renny Banerjee visits him daily and bright-faced candy striper Veronica Como instills hope in his dimming heart.
In addition to these activities, she found time to volunteer as a candy striper at the Jennings Community Hospital.
She began working in hospitals as a 13-year-old Candy Striper and has developed a lifelong interest in medical topics.
She's been candy striper, stewardess, and doctor-and remains the nation's best-selling doll.
Cassidy Cascade), James Earl (Candy Striper), Colton Haynes, Cecily Strong,  Jerry O'Connell, Laura Bell Bundy and Cheri Oteri.
Nancy started volunteering when she was fourteen, as a candy striper in a convalescent home.
And yet, what may separate Hyde from other government administrators occurred when she was a teenager doing volunteer work as a "candy striper" in her local hospital, where she was assigned to its psychiatric unit.