candy striper


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candy striper

n.
A volunteer worker in a hospital.
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As a teen-ager, Perdomo volunteered as a candy striper.
Bonnie prepared for her nursing career by using her high school years to volunteer at a nursing home and in a hospital candy striper program.
A resident of Shrewsbury most of her life, she enjoyed traveling to her native country, Lithuania, was a volunteer at UMass Medical Center, Worcester, in the registration area and was a candy striper.
The simulators don't exactly bowl you over with their realism; even a far-sighted candy striper can tell from across the room that they're mannequins.
As a child I volunteered for the Red Cross, I was a Candy Striper at our local hospitals, and we distributed food and clothing to the needy at our church, etc.
FITCHBURG - Gale Hurd got her start in philanthropy many years ago volunteering as a candy striper at Burbank Hospital, but, retired and living in Vermont, she is still involved with the hospital as the driving force behind the opening of the Simonds-Hurd Complementary Care Center.
In ninth grade, he began pursuit of that career by volunteering as a candy striper at UMass Memorial Medical Center - University Campus in Worcester.
I was an 18-year-old candy striper working at the hospital when Gaston arrived,'' says Nancy Patano, 45, who continued visiting Glass after she left the hospital's volunteer service in 1980.
She's my candy striper," he said, adding that he favored her dress because she's kind to him.
She started as a candy striper in 1963 at age 16, and she hasn't stopped since.
When one thinks of hospital volunteers, the image of candy stripers - mainly women wearing red and white striped clothing - may come to mind.