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January 5, 2012

Love What You Do

I just received word that an article I had been chosen to be interviewed for was published in a major Kansas City magazine, and my heart couldn't be happier. Not only does that make me beam from a personal and professional angle, but more importantly I saw how my work effects people in need.

As many of you know I am proud to be a staff member of the nation's largest cancer organization, where every single day I get, yes get, to work with the bravest cancer patients, the most amazing healthcare systems, and the most giving volunteers.

The article featured my cancer patient ride assistance program that I direct here in the Kansas City area, and we are aiming to boost our volunteer drivers. I have received several phone calls already this morning from people genuinely excited to help people by volunteering.

But more importantly, I was reminded in the article that the work I've put into this program helped offer more than 800+ rides to cancer patients in need to an from their life-saving treatments this last year.

Now THAT is what I call pure sunshine.

I love that quote from Steve Jobs above, because it's so true. Everything we do makes a huge difference, so find what you're passionate about, be brave, and just go for it.

So very thankful to love what I am doing each and every day, very blessed to have been a caregiver for two cancer surviving parents, and very happy to be able to help provide the same love and support to other families who have been in my shoes.

Today rocks!


  1. that's absolutely wonderful! I work in Oncology too so I know what you're doing is hugely important to these patients!

  2. Your job sounds wonderful! Keep doing what you're doing. My dad passed from cancer 3 years ago, so thank you!

  3. That's awesome!! I love that quote by Steve Jobs.

  4. You should truly be proud of yourself. You are an inspiration to all of us :)

  5. Congrats Meg! That's amazing! So happy for you that you get to do what you love every day :)

  6. SO amazing Meg - CONGRATS!

  7. Congratulations, and you are a wonderful person!

  8. Congratulations!

    And I love that you posted that picture/quote... I've had it as my background for inspiration :-)

  9. Congrats! That is awesome. Sounds like you have a very rewarding job!

  10. Truly amazing! I think that is a fab program and I agree 100% with the quote

  11. Congrats! And that quote is so awesome!


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