Matthew Baird of Stoughton has a long history of volunteering in the Stoughton community. Every week he visits with the residents of a local nursing home, and over the years has made quite a few of them feel like family. Ninety-four-year-old Enid Parker says of Matthew Baird of Stoughton: “I don’t know what we would do without that young man. He comes in here every week and just lights the place up. He likes to listen to us and asks us questions about our lives. He makes us feel appreciated and remembered.” Many of the residents of the nursing home agree that he is someone that they get excited about seeing every week. Many of the residents time their family visits around when Matthew Baird of Stoughton will be there.
When he is not volunteering at the nursing home you can find Matthew Baird of Stoughton working with local children. Matthew Baird of Stoughton teaches swimming lessons at the YMCA and is also a lifeguard at the pool. Matthew Baird of Stoughton enjoys working with children and is also a tutor for high school students who are struggling. In addition to tutoring children he works at a LifeTeen program through a local church, Immaculate Conception Church. Matthew Baird of Stoughton feels rewarded giving back to his local community that has given him so much.
Matthew Baird of Stoughton also uses his athletic ability to give back. He umpires girl’s fast pitch softball and also volunteers at the Stoughton Youth Athletic Association and the Stoughton Recreation Department. Matthew Baird of Stoughton has always enjoyed sports, so when he found a way to help raise money for cancer research he immediately signed up. He competed in the Relay for Life Cancer Walk and helped raise thousands of dollars for cancer research.
Stoughton is proud to have a citizen like Matthew Baird of Stoughton as part of their community. When people like Matthew Baird of Stoughton volunteer it inspires others to get involved in their community and lend a helping hand. Matthew Baird of Stoughton is a leader in the community and an inspiration to the thousands of children and elderly that he comes in to contact with every year.