New Jersey Home Care Agency Celebrates Volunteers

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Visiting Nurse Association of Northern NJ honors home care volunteers during National Appreciation Month.

Volunteers at work supporting the VNA House Call Groceries for Seniors Program.

“We thank our volunteers for making an immeasurable difference in the lives of others,” said Rachel Enderle, VNA Volunteer Coordinator.

Patient, selfless, enthusiastic, devoted… these are just some of the words used to describe volunteers. Volunteerism is an essential part of Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey (VNA), enabling the home care organization to serve the community in personal, unique ways.

Specially trained VNA Hospice volunteers can be found visiting with hospice patients and their families, providing comfort and compassion during the final stages of life. VNA’s House Calls for Groceries volunteers take time from their busy schedules to deliver vital grocery shopping services to homebound residents in Morris County. One may also find VNA volunteers helping at Friendship House, VNA’s social adult day care center in Boonton or at VNA’s headquarters in Morristown assisting with administrative projects.

In addition to regularly scheduled visits, VNA volunteers are constantly going above and beyond for their community. Whether it’s a last minute emergency grocery shop, making an impromptu visit or phone call simply to say “Hi” or providing assistance with community outreach projects, VNA’s volunteers go the extra mile to serve others.

“VNA volunteers are inspiring and valued team members who play a key role in the success of our organization,” said Rachel Enderle, Volunteer Coordinator. “We thank our volunteers for making an immeasurable difference in the lives of others.”

Earlier this month, VNA hosted its volunteer appreciation dinner at the VNA headquarters in Morristown, NJ to honor and highlight volunteers for the immeasurable positive contributions they make serving others. Visit and read more about this years spotlighted volunteers and how they have helped to support the VNA mission.

National Volunteer Appreciation Month is a celebration of those who dedicate their time to serving others. “Please join us in extending heartfelt gratitude to volunteers, near and far, for all they do,” said Rachel Enderle.

About the Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey:
Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey is a nonprofit organization with a distinguished 117-year tradition of service. VNA’s comprehensive services include skilled nursing, physical, occupational and speech therapy, certified home health aides, hospice care, caregiver support programs, private care solutions and Friendship House, a social adult day care center.

Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey has devoted more than a century to delivering home health services to the residents of Morris County, NJ and neighboring communities who want to return home following hospitalization or need a helping hand to remain in the comfort of home despite illness, disability or advanced age. For further information about VNA services and guidance in planning ahead for your home care needs, call 1-800-WE VISIT (1-800-934-4748) or go to

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