Hospital volunteer inspiring others with decades of kindness

When Northside Hospital opened its doors in Sandy Springs in 1970, a young woman named Rosemary was there dressed in a uniform ready to help out with patience.

Rosemary can tell you the history of this gift shop. she was here when it first opened.

"We borrowed $1200 from the hospital to get it going and now look at it," she said. "We started with an adding machine."

They Northside Hospital Atlanta Auxiliary is celebrating 50 years of volunteer service.

The Happy Tails pet therapy program and shuttle transportation are just a few of their 30 different volunteer activities.

"We have raised and given Northside Hospital more than $20 million for projects and events," said Rosemary.


Watch more of Rosemary's story from WSB-TV Family 2 Family.

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