Volunteers with the Pet Assisted Therapy Program at Lollypop Farm routinely visit assisted living facilities, hospitals and nursing homes. They are true Golden Givers.
Snow Angels is a program that visits the elderly in their homes. It's run by Emeritus at Perinton Park Manor, and it's looking for volunteers.
There's a nationwide program called Legacy Corps that encourages volunteer service to older adults. In Rochester, Legacy Corps has made a big difference thanks to The Community Place of Greater Rochester and volunteers like Maxine Carey. Maxine is this week's Golden Giver.
In tonight's Golden Giver report, we honor a local doctor for her work with older patients. At the University of Rochester Medical Center, Dr. Supriya Mohile is making breakthroughs in the field of geriatrics, and oncology. She's smart, she's compassionate, and she's visionary.
Mill Landing in Greece may look quiet on the outside, but the people who live here are all heart and soul. The clubhouse was packed the day we visited. Neighbors turned out to cheer on Al and Sharon Henry. They were nominated for a Golden Giver Award by 90 year old Doris Smith.
In this week's Golden Giver report, News 8 honors
During the run of its current production, "On Golden Pond," Geva found a unique way to bond with its audience. By the time the run is over, Geva will have celebrated the marriages of hundreds of local couples.