Joseph Pitronaci

Volunteer Profile – Joseph Pitronaci

Age:

41

How many camps have you attended?

Four.

Why do you volunteer for Feel the Magic®?

I knew that for that small amount of time I volunteered I could have a positive impact on a child’s life.

What is your favourite season and why?

Winter – it is the initial feeling of grief and it reminds me how important the moments in life are.

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve heard about grief?

Grief is not something that goes away, it changes over time. Some days will be amazing and others will be devastating.

What inspires you about our campers?

Their resilience and their ability to open up and talk openly about their feelings.

A final note from Joseph:

Being involved with Feel the Magic has made me feel that I have better coping strategies for my own grief. As a mentor there is so much support throughout the journey.