/ˌvälənˈtir/ noun :A person who voluntarily undertakes or expresses a willingness to undertake a service: such as
(a): one who renders a service or takes part in a transaction while having no legal concern or interest
(b): one who receives a conveyance or transfer of property without giving valuable consideration
Involving volunteers adds great value to Caregivers on the Homefront and it supports us to achieve our mission and strategic objectives. We could not complete our mission without the help of our volunteers.
I was born in Paducah, Kentucky and raised in Hopkinsville, Kentucky. We did live in Turkey for 2 years when my father was stationed there. Most of our lives we lived at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. I am an Army brat. I received my GED in 2001. I have since received two associates one in Medical Assistant and the other in Billing and coding. I have a Bachelor in HealthCare Administration a Masters in Healthcare Administration. I am currently working on my Doctorate in HealthCare Administrations.
I have been my husband’s caregiver since 2008. He was injured in the Army; I meet him after he received his injury. Our kid’s range from 27-4 the 4-year-old is our grandchild who we adopted.
I volunteered for many organizations. I was a Girl Scout leader many years until my oldest graduated. I was the FRG leader when my spouse was deployed. I volunteered for many years as a Hearts of Valor leader and then worked/volunteered also at the local Operation Homefront office and was the Volunteer Coordinator. In 2016 I received Volunteer of the Year at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. I love helping veterans and caregivers. My passion is military life and family. Many years I thought about creating my own non-profit that helps veterans. I am currently working for the Coalition to Salute American Heroes in there Heroes Thanking Heroes program thanking donors. I am a travel agent. As I love to travel and get paid to do it.