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100-year-old volunteer just loves to help people

Posted at 4:23 PM, Apr 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-17 18:15:05-04

CLEVELAND — At 100 years old, Sally Jamieson isn’t slowing down.

She was honored Wednesday afternoon alongside 325 volunteers by the nonprofit Greater Cleveland Volunteers.

Jamieson has spent decades volunteering as a greeter at MetroHealth Medical Center, as well as spending time volunteering with her Red Hat group.

She also calls folks when its their birthdays as part of the Greater Cleveland Volunteers group.

Jamieson said she’s happy to go wherever she’s needed.

“I love to help people,” Jamieson said. “And that’s what volunteering is all about.”

Greater Cleveland Volunteers has a wide variety of volunteer opportunities — meal delivery, tutoring children, disaster relief, mentorship and more. You can click here to learn more and sign up.

Jamieson has a simple message for others.

“Try it, try it just once. And see how good it feels to your well-being,” Jamieson said.