Honoree 2014 – Christine Oliva

Congrats to Christine Oliva for being honored as an outstanding community volunteer!

Oliva_ChristineName:  Christine Oliva

Nominating Organization:  Council on Aging Orange County     

Honoree Category:  Human & Community

Why Nominated:  Christine Oliva is being nominated for the Volunteerism Award because of her dedication in helping out the seniors in our community. Christine volunteers for the Council on Aging Orange County, Friendly Visitor Program in addition she works full time, is a student, and visits three isolated seniors on a weekly basis. Christine plans various activities suitable for each of their needs. With one friend she goes on walks to the beach and to have coffee. With another Christine looks at photo albums and colors to help her with her dementia, and she offers her third friend emotional support as she grieves the loss of her mobility. Christine has positively impacted the lives of these individuals and shows ongoing compassion and dedication to serving the community. The Friendly Visitor Program is honored to have such a dedicated volunteer.

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