A commitment to those in need


Lourdes Health System employee and Delanco resident Janice Green has been selected as the recipient of Lourdes’ Sister M. Elizabeth Corry, OSF Award, the highest honor bestowed upon a Lourdes Health System employee.
Green, an accountant at LIFE at Lourdes – a program based in Pennsauken that assists elders to live safely at home while providing them with a team of healthcare experts -was among 26 employees from throughout the health system, and one department, nominated for demonstrating the core value of “Commitment to Those in Need.”
“Green’s commitment to the participants at LIFE at Lourdes doesn’t end when she leaves the Pennsauken day center,” Lourdes said in announcing the award. “A 12-year Lourdes employee, Green was recognized for quietly noticing the needs of others and acting on them. Her ‘Commitment to Those in Need’ included taking a terminally ill woman to church every Sunday and to her home for dinner, delivering home-cooked meals to a lonely participant, and even organizing a staff choir to help participants grieve the passing of their friends. She even made sure LIFE participants were not charged a fee when cashing a check at the bank.”
The award is named after Sister M. Elizabeth Corry, OSF, who served as president of Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center 1969-83 and 1987-95.