Smith finds time to help the Army

Published 1:06 am Tuesday, August 9, 2011

In her free time, Mary Smith enjoys working at the Salvation Army Family Store. (Submitted Photo)

Editor’s note: Volunteer of the Week is a weekly feature that provides a look at local residents who volunteer their time for the betterment of the community at large. Prospects are asked to complete a questionnaire concerning their volunteer work.


The Volunteer of the Week for this week is Mary Smith of Washington, who enjoys helping other people and doing anything she can to brighten their day.
Where or with whom do you volunteer?
The Salvation Army Family Store.
What do you do/make there?
I volunteer to help do whatever is needed in the store or warehouse. I enjoy sorting and hanging clothes, sorting and pricing household items, but most of all I enjoy working with the people here.
How long have you been a volunteer?
Two years.
Why is it important to be a volunteer?
So you can help out the community and others in need.
Do you do other volunteer work?
Not at this time.
Where do you work? If retired, where did you work before retiring?
I work at Wal-Mart.
Compiled by Christ Prokos