Annual Report

FY16 Annual Report

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Operations Metrics FY16

  • College students participating in programs:197
  • Number of colleges represented:31
  • Volunteers employed by WakeMed:11
  • Candidates interviewed:654
  • New Volunteers completed placement processes:592
  • Volunteers oriented: initial and annual: 876
  • Special projects completed: 24
  • Active department based placements: 168
  • System wide placements (mail/flowers, transport): 34
  • Departments served: 114
  • Hospitality Pets teams active: 37
  • Hospitality Pets visits to patients: 4,775
  • Evaluations/adult: distributed to departments: 325
  • % Evaluations/adult: Completed: 100.00%
  • Patient Relations Visits: 3,943
    * NC dollar value: $23.56

Where Our Volunteers Serve

  • Total Volunteer Placements: 168
  • Total Departments Served: 114
  • Locations: Raleigh Campus, Cary Hospital, North Hospital, Apex Healthplex, Brier Creek Healthplex, Garner
    Healthplex, Clayton Medical Park, WakeMed Physician Practices offices, the Business Center, Corporate
    Center, and Rehab Services at Kraft Family YMCA.

Hospitality Pets
This year 37 teams averaged 304 visits to patients a month for a grand total of 4,775 visits. Pet/person teams
have made more than 77,800 visits since the program started in 2000.

Huggables/Hats/Quilts
Our sewing volunteers contributed 58,218.25 hours to complete baby hats, huggables and many other
handmade items. Our volunteers and friends in the community have contributed many hours of love and care
to knit, crochet, sew, quilt and stuff this year.

Volunteer Dollars: Working Hard for Our Mission

The 2016 volunteer fundraising efforts yielded $73,990. The Volunteers raised funds through vendor sales, online uniform sales, Blossoms for Life (honors/memorializes a loved one at Cary Hospital), WakeMed Gives (employee giving campaign) and infant photo contracts. The Volunteers used these dollars to support programs and initiatives for patients, families, WakeMed departments and employees.

Read Our Complete Volunteer Annual Report