Karen started volunteering at Ridgeway Nursing Home in Catonsville, MD when her mother was admitted there over 16 years ago. She decided to volunteer to be there for her mother in her time of need. Karen continued to volunteer at the nursing home after her mother passed away and has now been volunteering for 16 years at Ridgeway. Karen volunteers 40 hours a week helping around the nursing home any way she can. She helps the individuals living there to and from their rooms. Karen calls bingo and helps set up for various activities each week. She also helps set up for holiday parties held at the Nursing Home. Karen is very loved and appreciated by her co-workers. Ridgeway has enjoyed having Karen around and has appreciated her help. Karen enjoys having a place to volunteer where she can help those in her community. Karen takes great pride in her volunteering work and the ability to be active in her community.