BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - Scope of Service Provided:
Provides transportation in Penobscot and Piscataquis counties to medical and community services.
Photo courtesy: MGN
Average number of trips per day- approximately 1500
Average daily volunteers - 120
Total Volunteers - 189
Day in the Life of a Volunteer:
6-10 clients, servicing dialysis, narcotic treatment, child assistance programs, family visits, grocery shopping.
A little girl who never spoke refused to ride with Bob until he showed his badge, drew a smiley face on his badge one day and she reacted with amusement
Call for Volunteers:
All drivers are vetted through background checks
Largest need in Piscataquis County (Greenville, Dover-Foxcroft, Dexter, Milo) '
For more information: Call 973-3500 or log on to www.penquis.org