‘Tis the Season for Charitable Giving

Talking about thanksgiving? Here is what we should be thankful for, a group of special residents who devoted their time and effort to raise funds for varied charitable institutions. There are lots of people out there who are ready and willing to volunteer , who prefer to spend their time on worthwhile activities. In fact, there are hundreds of thousand hospice care/ long term care volunteers across the US. You will find their story interesting and heart warming: http://www.infolongtermcare.org/volunteers-for-hospice-care-recognized-in-missouri/.
Let us give credits and thanks to people like them

Upland Rehabilitation & Care Center

A few weeks ago I wrote a post about our “Dream Team” – the group of very special residents who volunteer their time and efforts in order to fund-raise for different charities throughout the community. I wrote about their baking prowess as they make lots of sweet treats for holiday grams and bake sales. They’ve also made and sold jewelry and hope to create beautifully decorated bags as their next project. You remember now? Well, last week this wonderful group of residents celebrated their fundraising efforts by presenting a check for $500 to the Foothill Family Shelter!

The Shelter provides housing for those in need from 120 days up to a full-year. They also run a food pantry and offer counselling and social services for men, women, and families. Each individual or family is required to search for jobs, save significant portions of their paychecks or welfare checks, and make…

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