Lori's Hands

Hometown Hero

Lori's Hands pairs undergraduate students with individuals living with chronic illness in meaningful, helping relationships.

Newark, DE
EIN 45-3984559
community
life skills
college
university
chronic illness
students
necessities
dignity
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Ed, a widowed Korean War veteran, has been homebound for more than fifteen years. Lori's Hands volunteers help him with household chores and also spend a part of every visit making conversation and swapping stories. Ed shares that Lori's Hands volunteers are his only consistent friendly visitors and that they have "renewed [his] faith in the youth of America." They've given him something to look forward to again.

92%
92% of clients report that visits from Lori's Hands volunteers improve their quality of life.
$25
Covers the screening costs required to onboard two new volunteers.
$50
Supports training needed to prepare students to volunteer.
$100
Funds outreach efforts to inform more community members about Lori's Hands.
Learn more at
lorishands.org