Volunteer Spotlight: The Williams Family & Friends

Sharon Williams, along with a group of her family and friends, has served meals at Calvary since 2012 and now serves on the 2nd Saturday of each month. Sharon’s consistent meal service once per month benefits Calvary both because it’s valuable to have consistency in scheduling, but more importantly because women who live at Calvary love to see familiar faces month after month.

Sharon’s group’s consistency is appreciated by Calvary residents and staff alike, and we’re proud to highlight her group as this month’s volunteer spotlight. Get to know more about Sharon’s story below.

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From L to R: Louis B Williams, Jr., Sharon Williams, Carol Dorsey

Where are you from?
Originally I’m from Albany, Georgia.

Share a fun fact about yourself!
I love to decorate.

How are you involved at Calvary Women’s Services?
I love to serve the women dinner.

How did you first hear about Calvary?
I called around to find a shelter to serve women.

Why do you volunteer at Calvary?
I love reaching out to others.  I have a passion for helping anyone who’s going through difficult times.

What do you like best about your work with Calvary?
I love the warm welcome I get not only from the ladies but also the staff, especially Donald.

What has been your most memorable experience at Calvary?
My most memorable moment at Calvary was when we gave each lady a rose for Mother’s day.

What has surprised you most about volunteering at Calvary?
How open the women are and how appreciative they are.

What would you tell someone considering getting involved at Calvary?
I would tell them what a wonderful experience it would be.

If you had to choose one word to describe Calvary, what would it be?
Friendly.

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