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Cherie Yc Hung

Volunteering since 2018

I started volunteering at The Calyx in the Royal Botanic Garden in 2018. I love plants and flowers, and even though I am not a plant specialist, I have learnt so much over the few years about the plants in the displays.

Volunteering at The Calyx is so interesting and rewarding, as I can share what I learn about the plants and their pollinators with the visitors. It brings me enjoyment, and I have a lot of fun. I have also volunteered in the Garden's New Year’s Eve program over the last couple of years which has also been a great experience.

What I love most is learning new things, making new friends and being able to give back to our community. Smiling and being happy will lead us to a healthy life. Make volunteering a part of your daily life ingredients. 

What have you been doing during the year due to Covid-19 restrictions to keep busy? 

I have been busy gardening, walking my dogs, reading and spending special time with my family.

Learn more about the diverse range of volunteer programs at the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney here.