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What I want to do

Advocate for the Chaplain program at UIHC, and serve as a role model for other stroke thrivers.

What matters to me

Wellness, spirituality, family, friends.

What inspires me

Positive and proactive efforts to better individuals and the earth.

Muscatine, IA USA

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LUTHERAN CHAPLAINCY OUTREACH
December 20, 2010

A tremendous partnership with local pastors, medical professionals and family for hospitalized patients at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. In addition to ELCA specific functions, the LCO pastor also provides on-call services for anyone in need.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I had a stroke and multiple operations as a result. My family and I relied on the pastoral services of the ELCA Chaplain in partnership with my home pastor for the almost 4 months of hospitalization. She addressed all the questions and concerns of my family when I was not able to; and, answered all my concerns when I couldn't or wouldn't ask the medical professionals. In addition, this service was important in helping my family decide the DNR decision I left to them -- and am here today 5 years later b

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Increase availability from 3/4 to full time.

More feedback

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

How did you find this group?

Experienced the services of the supported chaplain; volunteered to work with them when I became able to do so.

What, if any, change in your life has this group encouraged?

Dedicating my self to ensuring the word gets out about the vital nature of and services provided by the Chaplain.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

MY ROLE:
Client Served & Stroke thriver and advocate.