Skip Navigation
 
Living

Friday, Mae

Mae Friday - Good Citizen Award 2013Mae Friday has been volunteering with the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation from 1993 to the present.  Before that she was a dedicated volunteer to the McKellar Hospital Foundation.  She has spent countless hours selling raffle tickets to raise funds for the Health Sciences Foundation that has resulted in advances like the new Health Sciences Centre facility, angioplasty services, expanding cancer services and improvements to many other areas of care.  From 2007 to present she has been volunteering with the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre.  As a TBRHSC volunteer she:  assisted a group of volunteers for several years to attach a newsletter to over 2,000 paystubs distributed throughout the Centre; as a former nurse from McKellar Hospital and an active alumni member, shares photos and stories, helping prepare displays for nursing weeks and other celebrations and acts as a liaison for families of patients in surgical day care.  The comfort and compassion she is able to offer these families is an essential part of making Patient and Family Centered care possible at the Health Sciences Centre.  Improving health care is a passion for Mae, which she shares freely with anyone visiting her post at the TBRHSC or the Foundation.  Mae is richly deserving of this award.