Faye Corbin- First of Ten 2019 WBOC Jefferson Award Winners
The Rev. Faye Corbin is a Somerset County, Maryland native who has been volunteering since high school. She turned that interest into a career by becoming a nurse, never letting her own obstacles stop her from helping anyone in need.
A pastor since 2001, Corbin‘s service for others has included offering food from her own fridge to sharing her home with a family that was displaced.
“I’m a hands-on pastor,” she said. “Whatever needs to be done I do it.”
Corbin’s husband, Johnny, said he nominated his wife for a Jefferson Award “because she’s always doing for others. If she gets the call, she’s on it. They need her, she’ll say, ‘Johnny come on, we’ve got to go. She has really inspired me in so many ways.”
Corbin explained her motivation to help others.
“I feel for one thing that it’s a call from God, that’s what he wants me to do, and that’s to be a help to people and do all that I can,” she said.
Those are just some of the reasons why Corbin has been named a 2019 Jefferson Awards winner, which are given annually to volunteers on Delmarva who provide extraordinary public service.
About the Jefferson Awards
WBOC is proud to be a local partner of the Jefferson Awards, which are presented to unrecognized citizens on Delmarva who provide extraordinary public service. The Jefferson Awards are presented on two levels: national and local. The mission of the Jefferson Awards is to encourage and honor individuals for their achievements and contributions through public and community service.
The 2019 Jefferson Awards are made possible through the support of our local sponsor, Nanticoke Health Services.