The AHA recently presented 2018 Hospital Awards for Volunteer Excellence to four extraordinary hospital volunteer programs for their positive impact on patients, hospitals, health systems and communities. The recipients are: Family Caregivers of Mercy, Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; HSHS St. Joseph Community Garden, HSHS St. Joseph Hospital, Chippewa, Wis; Tackle Kids Cancer, Hackensack Meridian Health, Hackensack, N.J.; and Trauma Survivors Network, The MetroHealth System, Brooklyn Heights, Ohio. The awards were presented at the Association for Health Care Volunteer Resource Professionals annual conference in Chicago. AHVRP is an AHA professional membership group for health care volunteer services, retail operations and related support services disciplines. For more on the award recipients and 15 finalists, see the AHA news release.

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