October 2022 Volunteer Milestone – Shelly Sharp

Volunteer Milestone – Shelly Sharp


Vivalon would like to highlight Shelly Sharp for her milestone of providing over 1,000 rides with CarePool. Shelly has been volunteering for Vivalon CarePool since late 2019 and loves the flexibility it offers. “I have had clients call me to let me know what a great person Shelly is and I am fortunate to have her be a part of our CarePool family.” – Carmen Garcia, CarePool Coordinator.


Here is more about Shelly:

What do you enjoy most about volunteering/working at Vivalon?

Meeting and getting to know our lovely and interesting clients.

Who is your hero?

I have many but the universal trait among them is that they work to make the world a better place – in small or large ways.

What did you do prior to volunteering/working at Vivalon?

I worked for 35 years at PG&E.

What’s your favorite movie as a child?


What is your favorite family vacation?

Exploring new cities with rich histories and great food.

What would you change about yourself if you could?

I would procrastinate less!

What makes you unique?

Hmmm… not sure.

What are some random fun facts about you?

I am an identical twin. I am also a 5th generation Californian.

What’s something you want to learn or wish you were better at?

Swimming! As crazy as it is, and not for lack of lessons and effort, I have never learned to swim!

What’s your favorite place on Earth?


Who are the special people in your life? 

My children who have the courage to follow their own passions.

Who is your favorite celebrity?

Michelle Obama

If you could only choose one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Mexican or Italian

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