Residents of the McAuley in West Hartford held a large clothing drive to support Big Brothers Big Sisters.
Submitted by Christine Looby, The Mercy Community
On May 5, 2015, The Mercy Community hosted a clothing drive through Hartsprings Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting and raising funds for Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies in Western and Central Massachusetts, as well as Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters in Connecticut.
Under the leadership of Life Enrichment Committee President Mrs. Margaret Tedone, more than 25 boxes of new and gently used clothing were collected by residents of The McAuley, part of The Mercy Community, and neighbors.
Mrs. Maryellen Higgison of Steele Road chaired the event and is pictured above with Edgar, a representative of Hartsprings.
To learn more about how you can support Hartsprings Foundation, visit their website at www.hartsprings.org or by calling413.732.7111.
About The Mercy Community:
The Mercy Community offers a comprehensive and integrated continuum of senior care and services, including:
SAINT MARY HOME, which provides skilled nursing, short- and long-term rehabilitation, dementia, hospice, palliative, subacute, residential and adult day services.
THE McAULEY, a Continuing Care Retirement Community, which promotes and fosters an independent lifestyle within a life care setting. In addition, The McAuley offers an Assisted Living Program for those residents who require more assistance with the tasks of daily living.
For more information about The Mercy Community, The McAuley, Saint Mary Home, rehabilitation services, or any of our other programs, please visit www.TheMercyCommunity.org.
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