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Adopt-A-Concordia Resident for Christmas 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Shirley Freyer
Concordia Lutheran Ministries
Tel: 724-352-1571 x8266
sfreyer@concordialm.org

Adopt-A-Concordia Resident for Christmas 2016
 
Jefferson Twp., PA - Each December, many of the locations in the Concordia Lutheran Ministries family participate in a program called “Adopt-A-Resident.” Skilled nursing and personal care residents provide the activities staff with a wish list. Then, employees, community members, churches, businesses and even independent living residents “adopt” a resident (or in some cases many residents) to make sure they have a gift to open for Christmas.

If interested in participating in the program, call the facility of your choice below to “adopt” a resident. For those who prefer to send a general gift, the activities staff can suggest some newly purchased items that residents typically use. Items should be wrapped and labeled with either the resident’s name or, if it is a general gift, what the gift is, and can be dropped off at the appropriate facility.

Here are a few gift ideas:
• Sweat suits
• Door wreaths
• Stamps and stationary
• Digital clocks with large num¬bers
• Sugar-free candy
• Hair salon gift certificates
• Magnifying glass
• Slippers or slipper socks
• Throws or blankets
• Sports memorabilia

The participating locations are:
Concordia at Cabot  - Call Roberta Breninghouse at 724- 352-1571, ext. 8241 (for skilled nursing residents) or Jaime White at ext. 8302 (for personal care residents). Deadline for gifts is Dec. 14
Concordia of Cranberry - Call Ashleigh Cuteri at 724-779-4300. Deadline for gifts is Dec. 11
Concordia of Fox Chapel - Call Kelly Ellena at 412-767-5808. Deadline for gifts is Dec. 16
Concordia of Franklin Park - Call Veronica Guerrini at 724-935-1075. Deadline for gifts is Dec. 1
Concordia at the Orchard - Call Jodi Macko or Kassie Walker at 724-285-4490. Deadline for gifts is Dec. 9
Concordia of the South Hills - Call Heather Voithofer at 412-294-1357. Deadline for gifts is Dec. 14
Concordia at Ridgewood Place (Plum Borough) - Call Cheryl Sopcak at 412-798-1855. Deadline for gifts is Dec. 10
Concordia of Wexford - Call Michelle Moan at 724-935-1266. Deadline for gifts is Dec. 1

Make sure you contact the facility before the deadline! Monetary contributions are always appreciated and can be sent to Larissa Yates, Development Manager, Concordia Lutheran Ministries Foundation, 134 Marwood Road, Cabot, PA 16023.