Friday, March 15, 2013
MEET OUR VOLUNTEERS - Shelly Moore
Shelly is mother to 3 adult children & 3 grandchildren, the youngest being her Cherub angel grandson Jayden Gilbert who lost his battle to CDH & kidney failure due to pulmonary hypertension complications at 23 days old on March 14, 2010. She is currently serving as as a CHERUBS Co-Representative for Oregon as well as sharing CHERUBS Hospital Angel duties with her daughter Alicia Gilbert, mother to Jayden. Shelly & Alicia came to CHERUBS just before Jayden was born, and even through the loss of their angel have been an active part of contests and awareness campaigns over the past two years for CHERUBS and have extended support to fellow CDH families all over the globe. She was also co-organizer for the “Portland Parade of Cherubs” on April 19, 2012.
Shelly has a background in computers and has worked primarily as a Windows technical support specialist in the home user market for over 10 years with additional years in customer service after leaving several years employment in the health care industry. She also served as a past president of the former Oregon Chapter of the National Marfan Foundation (NMF) for 7 years & currently supports the NMF as a telephone contact. She & her husband have been married for almost 19 years and they are avid Oregon Ducks & Portland Trailblazers fans.