A ‘day of beauty’

Michelle Struss of Franklin Lakes, NJ, applies some makeup to Matheny student Katherine Gaudio.

Andrea Szott, mother of Matheny student Shane Szott, organized a special Day of Beauty for female students and patients at Matheny. Volunteers from the community set up stations for haircuts, hair coloring, manicures and hand and shoulder massages. Tea was served, and the volunteers had an opportunity to spend time and get to know the girls and young women who live and go to school at Matheny.

This is one example of how volunteers help enrich the lives of students and patients at Matheny. Volunteers can organize projects and events such as the Day of Beauty or serve as recreation assistants, classroom aides, tutors or friendly visitors.

For more information or to obtain a volunteer application, call (908) 234-0011, ext. 282.