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VOLUNTARY GROUP FOR LOCAL HOSPITAL, PORTUGAL

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December, 2016

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Students have joined the school’s Voluntary Group and payed weekly visits to the patients in the local hospital where they hand out the local newspaper and interact with patients and families. Students have created Christmas cribs and flower decorations to foster the humanization of the hospital atmosphere. Students say they feel themselves better and acting useful human beings when they contribute to a better hospital atmosphere. In the photos they are playing music to the patients who are waiting for the doctor and also reading poetry to some admitted patients.

 

A group also took part in the Food Bank campaigns as volunteers in raising the consumers’ awareness to the need of donating some food items at supermarket chains to be then delivered to those who have difficulty in purchasing the food they need to avoid hunger.

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VOLUNTARY GROUP FOR LOCAL HOSPITAL, Portugal