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Video: CVS/pharmacy Pays Tribute to Caregivers and Announces Winners of the 'For All the Ways You Care' Contest
Date:5/4/2009

l award the finalists and unveil its new online community for caregivers, www.ForAllTheWaysYouCare.com. A robust online social community for caregivers seeking to connect, share stories and inspire others, CVS/pharmacy's believes the site will be a resource for the millions of Americans who care for a family member or friend, or support spouses or children with special needs.

Finalist Stories

Jan Churchwell (Burlington, Colo.) - Years ago, Jan started a daycare business to help with family finances. Over time, her business grew to include an emergency foster care home. Whether it was a few hours, weeks or permanently, Jan and her husband Bob have found joy and fulfillment in their "forever family" which includes Jan's three biological children and eight foster children. In addition to caring for her own children who range in age from 32 to 4, Jan assists families desiring to adopt in the United States. Through her organization the "Jan's Clan, Adoption Support Group," Jan has placed more than 20 children with loving families in four states.

Tiffany Denyer (Maryville, Tenn.) - A psychiatric nurse by trade, Tiffany founded a nonprofit organization called Wilderwood Service Dogs that assists children with autism and other neurological disorders. Tiffany has helped many children with autism cope by having a canine companion to help them in their daily lives. With a small group of volunteers, she trains and provides approximately 12 service dogs per year to families across the country. Children who were nonverbal and withdrawn find comfort with their new canine companion and often begin to speak and socially interact.

Vernita Garriott (Northport, Ala.) - Vernita is blind but does not know the meaning of "disabled." She was told that she could not teach or adopt because of her disability, yet she completed a degre
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