Volunteer Appreciation: Kenneth Marks

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As Volunteer Appreciation Month unfolds, FSL is excited for the opportunity to shine a spotlight on individuals like we are thrilled to spotlight Kenneth Marks, a dedicated volunteer at FSL ReCreación, whose commitment and creativity have enriched the lives of many.

Embracing Inclusivity and Empowerment

FSL ReCreación stands as a beacon of inclusivity and empowerment for adults living with disabilities or medical conditions. Here, individuals discover a purposeful day filled with opportunities for growth, independence, and joy. At the heart of this mission lies the invaluable contributions of volunteers like Kenneth Marks.

A Journey of Resilience

Kenneth’s journey is deeply intertwined with the mission of FSL ReCreación. Having experienced a traumatic brain injury himself, he understands firsthand the significance of support and empathy. For Kenneth, volunteering isn’t just about lending a helping hand; it’s about fostering a sense of belonging and unleashing untapped potential.

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Volunteer Kenneth Marks makes a difference at FSL's Adult Day Health Center

Crafting Moments of Joy

Kenneth’s volunteer role transcends mere tasks; it’s about creating meaningful experiences. Whether he’s sweeping the floors to free up staff time or engaging clients in a game he invented called “Snake Bite,” Kenneth’s approach is rooted in compassion and innovation.

Volunteering does take effort but the reward that you get is so well worth it. I cannot describe how great it can make you feel. The reward is so fantastic I cannot put it into words.
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Kenneth Marks
FSL Volunteer

The “Snake Bite” Experience

“Snake Bite” isn’t just a game; it’s a testament to imagination and collaboration. In this unique card game, each player embodies a character represented by a snake, unleashing creativity and strategic thinking. Through “Snake Bite,” Kenneth fosters an environment where everyone, regardless of their challenges, can engage and thrive.

Making a Lasting Impact

Kenneth’s impact extends far beyond the walls of FSL ReCreación. Through his dedication and genuine care, he leaves an indelible mark on the lives of clients and staff alike. His favorite memories are not just moments but a testament to the warmth and acceptance he has found within the FSL community.

To those considering volunteering with FSL, Kenneth offers a heartfelt invitation. While it may require effort, the rewards are immeasurable. The sense of fulfillment derived from making a difference in someone’s life is a feeling beyond words—a feeling Kenneth experiences with every moment spent at FSL ReCreación.

Ready to make a difference like Kenneth? Take a look at FSL’s volunteer opportunities today!

About FSL

Established in 1974, the Foundation for Senior Living is dedicated to providing integrated, customized care for those who need it in the Phoenix area. We offer a wide range of home- and community-based services, including:

All of these are designed to enable Arizonans of all ages to live happier, healthier, more independent lives. If you or someone you know is struggling to have their needs met, don’t hesitate to contact us to find out how we can help you. And if you’re able, consider donating or volunteering your time to our mission. We can’t wait to work with you!

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