Celebrating Marjorie Seltzer: A Heartwarming Tale of Compassion and Community Support

Celebrating Marjorie Seltzer: A Heartwarming Tale of Compassion and Community Support

by Javaughnae Malone February 14, 2024 322

Today, we salute Marjorie Seltzer, a shining example of a Nurse Practitioner who is a servant leader. Marjorie, a Nurse Practitioner in Palliative Care, embodies a unique blend of shyness and overflowing compassion. Today, we delve into her journey and discover the reasons behind her steadfast support for Vivian’s Door, marking the 4th Annual Vivian’s Door Gratitude Challenge.



Choosing the Path of Care and Service

Marjorie’s journey into healthcare began with a clear sense of purpose. “I wanted a career that would allow me to serve others daily,” she recalls. During her high school years, the seed of service took root, leading her to the noble path of healthcare. The desire to make a meaningful impact was the driving force that propelled her into healthcare.


Navigating Challenges with Unwavering Motivation

In the face of professional pressures, Marjorie draws strength from her patients. “My patients are my motivation,” she declares. Their resilience becomes a guiding light, reminding her of the importance of perseverance. “They make me appreciate life. Their determination drives me today to fight – to keep going until the end.”


A Heartfelt Connection with Vivian’s Door

When asked about her connection with Vivian’s Door, Marjorie doesn’t hesitate to express her enthusiasm. “I support Vivian’s Door wholeheartedly because it is a great platform for minority business owners and the community,” she shares. For her, it’s not just about support; it’s belief in the power of community service. “It is important to give back to your community; it’s a powerful way to ensure optimal success for us as a race.”


Meaningful Initiatives and Projects

Vivian’s Door resonates with Marjorie for its impactful initiatives, especially those involving the community’s youth. “Like what they did with the kids from Blount High School. I enjoyed being a guest speaker.” Marjorie loves Vivian’s Door mobile unit, which provides crucial opportunities for education and business development. “It’s a powerful community resource, meeting people where they stand,” she emphasizes.


A Call to Potential Supporters

In her message to potential supporters of Vivian’s Door, Marjorie extends an invitation to join the cause. “I support it. There’s something for everyone. Find your niche and go from there.” She highlights the organization’s involvement in events like the St. James Fall Festival, where Vivian’s Door was pivotal in increasing marketing efforts, coordinating food distribution, and connecting with valuable resources.


Marjorie’s story is one of dedication, compassion, and community spirit. As we celebrate the 4th Annual Vivian’s Door Gratitude Challenge, her unwavering support stands as a testament to the positive impact organizations like Vivian’s Door can have on communities and individuals. It’s a reminder that in the vast tapestry of life, the threads of care and service weave a beautiful story worth celebrating.