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Volunteer Services Council For The Kerrville State Hospital

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Causes: Human Services, Senior Centers, Seniors

Mission: Provide care for disabled

Programs: Help provide support and assistance to patients at the kerrville state hospital.

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1 Denise97

Board Member

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Volunteer programs have been an important part of Kerrville State Hospital for almost as long as the hospital has been in existence. Volunteers are actively involved in providing many special items and activities for KSH patients.

The Volunteer Services Council (VSC) is a separate non-profit organization which supports the volunteer program and patient activities which cannot be funded or sponsored by state funds.

Activities and projects funded by the VSC are:

Birthday gifts

Christmas gifts and related holiday activities

Computers for use by patients

Personal grooming items and clothing accessories

Cash assistance for canteen spending money for those without financial resources

Special meals for units or holiday activities

Entertainment

Unit holiday parties and activities
Opportunities for volunteering include:

Sponsor a birthday, Christmas, or holiday party

Assist with campus-wide special events

Assist in the patient library

Work with the rummage sale preparation and event

Provide live music for special events

Serve on the VSC

Assist staff with clerical work

Provide a special arts and crafts or education project
For more information on volunteering, making a donation, or to arrange for a speaking engagement, contact:

Caryn Talarico
Director, Community Relations
721 Thompson Drive
Kerrville, TX 78028
(830) 896-2211, ext. 6150