Math Alumna Recognized for Volunteer Efforts with Hands on Nashville

Kacie Kleja (Mathematics, ‘06) was highlighted on the Hands on Nashville website for her volunteer efforts with senior citizens at Bordeaux Hospital and J.B. Knowles Home for the Aged. At these facilities, Kleja connects with seniors by playing bingo and other games through her regular commitment to Game Night. Since 2008, Kleja has been volunteering with Hands on Nashville.

Of Game Night Kleja says, “The residents look forward to having a night of fun and conversation. For some of the residents, it is truly the only interaction that they have and they are so appreciative of the volunteers.”

Kleja saud she loves connecting with people and her volunteer efforts not only offer companionship to the seniors but also a chance for them to be active and social.