“I’m glad to help out:” Volunteers ease stress of snow shoveling after winter storms

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MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- Snow storms can be especially stressful for older adults who don't always have the stamina to dig themselves out. But there's one organization that takes on that snow removal chore -- with the help of volunteers armed with shovels.

"I'm glad to help out. I know the person I shovel for -- she would have a hard time doing it. So it's easier for me," said Brian Polzin.

Polzin is a volunteer with Interfaith, an organization that provides different services for seniors -- including snow removal.

"Major snowstorms are tough for our older adults and especially for our clients who are unable to get out and shovel our own snow. so within interfaith being able to match clients and volunteers we are able to go to clients home and get snow shoveled for them," said Polzin.

Interfaith organizers say the number of clients in need grows almost every month. If you would like to be a volunteer or need information about signing up to be part of the program, CLICK HERE.