Women’s Hall of Fame

Evelyn Long

EVELYN LONG has applied her health and nursing skills to her life, both professionally and as a volunteer. She is a full-time Medical Legal Consultant and works part-time as a nurse on weekends. Evelyn also works as a volunteer for the American Red Cross in health education, such as CPR and First Aid training, disaster relief, earthquake preparedness and more. The Pioneer program at Pacific Bell has honored Evelyn for her work with the developmentally delayed school children of San Mateo County. Evelyn also finds time to help Catholic Charities with a number of their programs such as the Women’s Home, the Clothes Closet and the Battered Women Shelter. She also helps in homeless shelters. For all of this and more, Evelyn has received numerous awards, most recently Volunteer of the Year in Foster City. Acting as the church liaison for the African American Community Health Committee, Evelyn works with others to reach hundreds of African Americans and Hispanics who need health care. She was the clinical coordinator for COAD for 12 years, a volunteer organization that gives women and children medical treatment and reconstructive surgery in Mexico. Evelyn wrote proposals, screened for medical abnormalities, recruited volunteers and raised funds. And six years ago Evelyn helped Project Hope assist with giving Russian children long-term chemotherapy following the Chernobyl accident. Traveling to Russia twice, she provided training to the Russian nurses. Evelyn sees every person as special.
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