Bob Foyder Receives Grand View Hospital’s LOVE Award
About Grand View Hospital
Grand View Hospital, Bucks County’s first hospital, has provided residents of Bucks and Montgomery counties with comprehensive healthcare services since 1913. Now a century strong, Grand View offers a range of inpatient and outpatient care – particularly emphasizing the areas of surgery and orthopaedics, women’s and children’s health, heart and vascular care, and cancer treatment. For more information about services and programs, visit www.gvh.org.
|SELLERSVILLE, Pa., December 27, 2013 – Grand View Hospital presented the 2013 Life of Volunteer Excellence (LOVE) Award to Bob Foyder. Foyder has been part of Grand View Hospital’s volunteer program since 2004 and has contributed more than 1,800 hours of service.
Most of his volunteer hours are spent in the information services department handling simple repairs, but he also volunteers as a liaison in the medical/surgical short stay waiting room. Foyder was nominated for the LOVE award by a Grand View employee who observed his friendly, compassionate nature and noted that he always conveys the concerns of patients’ families to the staff.
When he isn’t volunteering at Grand View, he is conducting research to find grants for patients in need of durable medical equipment. As a member of the Multiple Sclerosis Life Light Support Group, Foyder serves as a peer counselor working with patients recently diagnosed with MS to let them know they are not alone.
Foyder has a creative side that is reflected in the wood and stone sculptures he creates. He also enjoys glider soaring through Freedom’s Wings. He has a son, daughter, stepdaughter and granddaughter. Foyder resides in Quakertown.