"You can't say it's any one type of person, it's everybody," says Gassaway.
Her daughter was born at
And no matter what their age, volunteers are on the move, especially Bill Ledman. At age 84 his normal walk is a fast pace jog. For the past five and a half years, Bill has been happy to lend a hand wherever needed.
"When my phone rings I don't know what my next errand might be. Might be discharging somebody, might be taking something from one nurse to another," says Ledman.
And for Maisy Paxton, volunteering gave her medical career a running start.
"You get a lot of experience and you really get to see if this field is right for you. I've made a lot of memories," says Paxton.
After scrubbing in for her first appendix-removal surgery she says she was hooked.
"That was probably the coolest thing I've ever seen. A lot of my friends were like, 'why would you want to go in and see that?,' but I really enjoyed seeing it," says Paxton.
But no matter their age or their goal, they're here because of you.
"I feel I'm helping somebody," says Ledman.
"Just incredible people: each one has their own story to tell, what brought them here, but they're all here to help," says Sharon Hannaby, volunteer services director with
If you would like to become a volunteer, you can call