Marin General Hospital Volunteers, by the Numbers

GREENBRAE, CA — “Volunteers are recognized as a vital component of the patient-focused, people-centered care for which Marin General Hospital is known,” says Regina Thomas, Marin General HospitalCoordinator of Volunteers. “The services they provide support the professional staff, freeing their time to provide the highest quality of patient care. They really make an important difference to our patients, their families, and friends. We are proud to work with such an amazing group of people who are passionate about helping others.”

Here’s how their contributions add up:

  •  Number of Active Volunteers: Approximately 240
  •  Number of Hours Donated in 2012: 26,912 
  • 2012 Financial Contributions from Volunteer Services: $184,400
  • Total Financial Contributions: Over $5,000,000
  • Value of Assistance: PRICELESS

Longest-Serving Volunteers:

  • Merrilee England
    41 years, 16,676 hours, volunteers in the Gift Gallery, lives in San Anselmo
  • Barbara Birnbaum
    36 years, 4,760 hours, volunteers in Surgery/Family Information, lives in Larkspur
  • Annette Perry
    34 years, 20,859 hours, volunteers in the Emergency Department, lives in Greenbrae
  • Martha Hamilton
    30 years, 4,635 hours, volunteers at the West Lobby Information Desk, lives in Greenbrae
  • Nancy Sliter
    27 years, 5,358 hours, volunteers in the Gift Gallery, lives in Larkspur
  • Bill Foote 
    25 years, 5,488 hours, volunteers in Surgery Center Pre-Op, lives in San Rafael
  • Jim Paullin 
    22 years, 9,897 hours, volunteers in Surgery Center Pre-Op, lives in Lagunitas